Macy's, Netflix, Pfizer

U.S. stock index futures slumped on Friday, with travel, bank and commodity-linked stocks bearing the brunt of a selloff triggered by the discovery of a new and possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant.

At 8:53 ET, Dow e-minis were down 2.29% at 34,931. S&P 500 e-minis were down 1.71% at 4,618.75, while Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 1.04% at 16,195.5.

Compiled by Ananya Mariam Rajesh in Bengaluru

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