U.S. Index Futures Advance as Greece, Creditors Reach Agreement

U.S. stock-index futures advanced, signaling equities will rise a third day, as Greece and its creditors reached an agreement.

E-mini contracts on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index expiring in September climbed 0.2 percent to 2,073.5 at 8:17 a.m. in London. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 54 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,723.

Greece reached an agreement with its creditors over the reforms needed to start talks for a third bailout in five years and remain in the euro.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yielded to their austerity demands after almost 17 hours of talks at a euro-area summit in Brussels ending about 9 a.m. Monday.

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