S&P futures edge up after selloff

New York - US S&P 500 stock index futures inched higher on Friday, indicating the index may hold its ground after its biggest decline since early February, ahead of data on inflation and consumer confidence.

The US bourse is set to open higher as European leaders get ready to meet. Credit: REUTERS

PPI for final demand is expected to show an increase of 0.2 percent, matching January's increase, while the consumer sentiment index is expected to show a reading of 82.

Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 4 points and Nasdaq 100 futures added 3.25 points.