US stock index futures edged up Monday night after a rally on Wall Street fueled by hopes that the coronavirus pandemic will stabilize soon. From 9 p.m. Eastern, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures
were up 120 points, or 0.5%. S&P 500 Futures
forward and Nasdaq-100
went up slightly too. Earlier, US stocks climbed more than 7%, the Dow
closing more than 1,600 points. Investors were encouraged by reports that the deaths have shown signs of flattening in New York, which has been hardest hit by the COVID-19 epidemic.