President-elect Joe Biden is expected to unveil coronavirus relief package.
S 500 Energy Index is up more than 1% after the opening bell.
Major equity indexes in the US opened modestly higher on Thursday as investors wait for President-elect Joe Biden to unveil his coronavirus relief package, which will be reportedly worth around $2 trillion.
Among the 11 major S 500 sectors, the Energy Index is the top performer in the early trade, gaining more than 1%.
On the other hand, the defensive Utilities Index is losing 0.63%.