US STOCKS-Futures point to modestly lower open after data

April 2, 2015 2:54 PM

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* Futures down: Dow 30 pts, S&P 5 pts, Nasdaq 10.75 pts (Updates with jobless claims data)

NEW YORK, April 2 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Thursday, with indexes off their lows of the premarket session, as a read on the labor market came in better than expected, a positive sign for the upcoming payrolls report.

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