US futures flat after two-day gain

New York - US stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday, after the S&P 500 advanced for two straight days and investors assessed some of the final corporate results of earnings season.

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

Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures gained 10 points and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures 4.25 points.

British aerospace and defense supplier Cobham is buying the US communications equipment maker for $1.46 billion.

But Japan's benchmark Nikkei stock average bucked the downtrend to break a four-session losing streak. - Reuters