US stock futures rose slightly on Friday ahead of a shortened trading session.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 50 points, or 0.15%. S&P 500 futures added 0.19% and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.18%.
Wall Street appears poised to end a holiday-shortened bullish week, after the final minutes of the Federal Reserve meeting added to expectations that monetary policy tightening could slow.
Minutes from the Fed’s November meeting signaled that the central bank is seeing progress in its fight against high inflation and is looking to slow the pace of rate hikes.
“A substantial majority of participants felt that a slower pace of increase would likely soon be appropriate,” the minutes read.
Markets were closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday and will close at 2 p.m. ET on Friday.