U.S. stock index futures pointed to a stronger open on Wednesday, tracking shares in Europe and Asia higher.
Dow Jones futures were up about 100 points higher, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also pointed to a higher open.
Continued gains in oil added support, with crude up more than 1.5 percent above $49 a barrel and brent trading above $52 a barrel.
SABMiller said it rejected Anheuser-Busch InBev's raised bid, which would have given it a value of nearly £68 billion ($103.6 billion).
Stocks closed mixed Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average eking out its first three-day winning streak since Aug. 17. The S&P 500 closed 7 points lower at 1,979.92, ending five straight days of gains.