U.S. stock index futures posted strong gains ahead of Thursday's open, extending a rally seen in previous sessions. Stocks were poised to open higher despite further gains in Treasury yields.
Dow futures were up 149 points at around 8:30 a.m. ET, indicating a rise of 150.51 points at the open. The Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 futures also suggested markets would begin trade in the black.
During Wednesday's session, indexes went on a roller-coaster ride, after inflation data rattled investor sentiment.