US stock index futures increased on Wednesday ahead of data that would toss light on the pace of an economic recovery from a coronavirus-fueled recession, while Nike was set for a record open after an outstanding quarterly earnings report.

Shares of the world’s biggest athletic shoe maker (NKE) rushed 13.2% in premarket trading as its digital sale, mainly in North America, helped offset a drop in sales at traditional brick-and-mortar stores.

The Dow constituent was set to steer the blue-chip index higher for a second consecutive day, finding a way back of the sharp declines from Monday that were fueled by fears of another round of lockdowns to control a global surge of coronavirus cases.