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Wall Street eyes data, G-20 meeting

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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat to slightly higher open on Friday morning as traders eyed the release of data and the meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors, which kicks off in Baden-Baden, Germany, today.

On the data front, industrial production came in unchanged for February. Capacity utilization edged 0.1 percent lower to 75.4 percent. Consumer sentiment and leading indicators are due to be released at 10:00 a.m. ET.

Treasury yields traded slightly lower, with the 2-year yield near 1.32 percent and the 10-year yield around 2.51 percent. The U.S. dollar index was little changed, while the euro was near $1.074 and the yen near 113.1.

On the earnings front, Tiffany reported earnings that beat on the top and bottom line. Same-store sales came in unchanged, better than the expected 0.9 percent decline. The luxury goods retailer also gave an upbeat outlook for 2017. Shares rose 4 percent in premarket trade.

In Europe the pan European Stoxx 600 Index was around 0.1 percent higher Friday morning.

Oil traded slightly higher. Brent crude was near $51.90 a barrel and U.S. crude was about 0.4 percent higher around $49 a barrel.

— CNBC's Peter Schacknow contributed to this report.