Before the bell: S&P futures +0.18%, NASDAQ futures +0.30%

U.S. stock-index futures were higher on Friday as investors assessed quarterly results of Bank of America (BAC) and the U.S. data on consumer inflation and retail sales for September.


Global Stocks:

Nikkei 21,155.18 +200.46 +0.96%

Hang Seng 28,476.43 +17.40 +0.06%

Shanghai 3,391.54 +5.44 +0.16%

S&P/ASX 5,814.15 +19.69 +0.34%

FTSE 7,543.63 -12.61 -0.17%

CAC 5,354.97 -5.84 -0.11%

DAX 112,991.00 +8.11 +0.06%

Crude $51.61 (+2.00%)

Gold $1,298.90 (+0.19%)

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