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US Futures Rise as US-China Trade Talks Kick Off


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US stock futures pointed to modest gains Monday amid optimism that the United States and China could iron out their differences over trade with meetings set to kick off Monday.

Oil prices nudged lower with global benchmark Brent crude down 0.29%, and US West Texas Intermediate crude down 0.83% recently after data showed an increase in the number of active drilling rigs in the US.

There are no economic data due for release.

In equities, shares of Agile Therapeutics ( AGRX ) were 15.7% higher pre-bell after the women's healthcare company reported topline results from a comparative study of Twirla contraceptive patch, which met its primary endpoint.

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