By Oliver Gray
Investing.com-- U.S. stock futures were trading slightly higher during Thursday evening after major benchmark averages finished the regular session lower as risk sentiment was dampened following an expected 75 basis point rate hike from the Federal Reserve and continued concerns of slowing global growth.
During Thursday’s regular session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 107.10 points lower or 0.35% to 30,076.68, the NASDAQ Composite decreased 1.4% to 11,066.8, and the S&P 500 lost 0.8% to 3,757.9.
On the data front, initial jobless claims came in at 213K, slightly under expectations of 218K.
On the bond markets, United States 10-Year rates were at 3.710%.
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