Futures point to a flat open

|By:, SA News Editor

U.S. futures are hugging the flatline as traders brushed off jitters related to the Brussels attacks and appetite for equities waned ahead of the long Easter weekend.

"Generally, the impact of terror attacks has become less and less dramatic after 9/11," said Berard Aw, market strategist at IG in Singapore.

With few major economic and corporate releases on this week's agenda, investors expect stocks to remain near their highest levels of 2016, following a five-week rally that helped erase steep losses at the start of the year.

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