PARIS (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.08 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.18 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.27 percent at 0520 EDT.
Stocks finished the session a tad lower for a second straight day amid mixed quarterly results from Wall Street, as the Fed kicked off its two-day policy meeting. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,576.74, -46.31, (-0.26%) S&P 500: 2,064.73, -6.45, (-0.31%) Nasdaq: 5,027.26, -7.44, (-0.15%) And now, the top stories on Tuesday:
LONDON: Optimism over the prospects of a deal to avoid a Greek debt default and the country's potential exit from the euro shored up global stock markets once again on Tuesday. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Greek stocks led the way ahead for the second day running, with the main index in Athens up 4.5 per cent. Elsewhere, Germany's DAX rose 1.2 per cent to 11,598 while the CAC-40 in France rose 1.3 per cent to 5,063. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.3 per cent higher 6,843.