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* Futures up: Dow 0.27%, S&P 0.28%, Nasdaq 0.24%

By Sruthi Shankar

April 10 (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday after a bout of selling on trade and growth concerns, as investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and the start of the corporate earnings season.

The S&P 500 ended its eight-day rally on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $11 billion of European goods, opening a new front in his global trade war.

The International Monetary Fund’s global growth forecast cut also added to the gloom, with investors now banking on better-than-feared first-quarter earnings reports and