U.S. stock indexes futures traded higher Friday after better-than-expected retail sales.
June retail sales rose 0.6 percent last month, above expectations for a 0.1 percent rise. Ex-autos, gasoline, building materials and food services, retail sales rose 0.5 percent in June, Reuters reported.
The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent in June, after a similar gain in May, for a year-over-year rise of 1.0 percent, Reuters reported.
Industrial production increased a more-than-expected 0.6 percent in June for the strongest gain in nearly a year, after an upwardly revised 0.3 percent decline in May, the news wire said.
Treasury yields edged off session lows to trade higher, with the 2-year yield near 0.70 percent and the 10-year yield around 1.58 percent as of 9:16 a.m. ET.
The U.S. dollar index traded slightly higher, with the euro near $1.110 and the yen near 105.9 yen versus the greenback.
Oil traded about 1 percent higher above $46 a barrel.
European shares traded lower following a terror attack in France that killed at least 84 people. Late on Thursday, a man driving a truck mowed down crowds of people in Nice watching a fireworks display to celebrate Bastille Day. French President Francois Hollande says the attack was of a "terrorist nature" and has extended France's "state of emergency" for three months.
The U.S. State Department has confirmed two U.S. citizens were killed in the attack.