US futures tick up

New York - US stock index futures edged up on Wednesday, with technicals in focus and scant key items on the US economic calendar, following yet another record close on the benchmark S&P 500 index.

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

The index closed at 1,911.91, near the 1,910 area seen as technical resistance.

Support kicks in at 1,900 and then at the 14-day moving average, now near 1,887.

Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures rose 25 points and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures added 5 points.