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Dow and broader stock-market futures turn positive amid upbeat report on Gilead's experimental coronavirus treatment

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By Mark DeCambre

U.S. stock-index futures turned positive on Friday after a report from Gilead Sciences indicated that its experimental treatment for coronavirus was seeing positive results in reducing deaths. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210407078/delayed YM00 -0.05% /zigman2/quotes/214278915/delayed YMU20 -0.05% were up 0.1% at 25,600, those for the S&P 500 index /zigman2/quotes/209948968/delayed ES00 -0.49% /zigman2/quotes/212884613/delayed ESU20 -0.49% were trading up 0.1% at 3,144, while Nasdaq-100 futures /zigman2/quotes/210219788/delayed NQ00 -1.45% /zigman2/quotes/212884644/delayed NQU20 -1.45% advanced 0.1% at 10,740. Gilead published a report on Friday saying that its antiviral drug remdesivir showed that it reduced the risk of death for coronavirus patients by 62% compared with standard care alone. The findings are being presented at the Virtual Covid-19 Conference as part of the 23rd International AIDS Conference, the company said.

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US : U.S.: CBOT
$ 27,665.00
-14.00 -0.05%
Volume: 235,205
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US : U.S.: CBOT
$ 27,665.00
-14.00 -0.05%
Volume: 235,205
Aug. 11, 2020 3:59p
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US : U.S.: CME
$ 3,336.25
-16.45 -0.49%
Volume: 1.71M
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US : U.S.: CME
$ 3,336.25
-16.45 -0.49%
Volume: 1.71M
Aug. 11, 2020 4:00p
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$ 10,911.50
-160.50 -1.45%
Volume: 554,339
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US : U.S.: CME
$ 10,911.50
-160.50 -1.45%
Volume: 554,339
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