U.S. stock market deadlines are higher as investors watch the vaccination news

U.S. stock index futures rose earlier on Friday amid low trading activity due to Thanksgiving.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures deal was an opening gain of more than 50 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also suggested a higher opening.

U.S. stock markets close at 1 p.m. after the holiday.

In a broader sense, global equities have retreated from the rally earlier this week. The Dow Jones industry average fell on Wednesday and took a break after it exceeded 30,000 points on Tuesday.

The meeting took place after the Trump administration began the transition process for President-elect Joe Biden and provided news of the appointment of the incoming president.

In Europe, AstraZeneca shares slipped on Friday, raising questions about how AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford tested their coronavirus vaccine. Earlier this week, the head of the White House vaccine working group voiced doubts about the test data and the medicine’s effectiveness.