US Futures are Slightly Higher After ECB Holds Steady on Rates

US futures are slightly higher after ECB holds steady on rates.  The ECB held rates unchanged as expected and reiterated that they are prepared to act further if needed as inflation remains subdued.  In U.S. economic news, initial jobless claims fell to 245,000, slightly above expectations of 241,000.  Markets will be watching former FBI Director James Comey testify in the Senate for potential market moving news.  European shares are mixed after the ECB announcement and the market awaits Parliament election results in the U.K.  Asian shares closed mostly higher on better trade data in China.

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