U.S. stock futures rise on Greek agreement after S&P ends flat




The S&P 500 .SPX index had finished the regular session unchanged on Wednesday as investors were worried about making big bets while they waited for the outcome of the Greece talks.

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis began talks with euro zone finance ministers earlier in the day after his new leftist-led government won a parliamentary confidence vote for its refusal to extend an international bailout.

But Luxembourg’s finance minister said late in the day that European officials had agreed on a way forward and that discussions would continue.

The Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (GREK.K) rose as much as 11 percent in after hours trading following the reports of an agreement.

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