U.S. stock futures lower as North Korea missile test reignites concerns


(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower on Tuesday, with the Dow e-minis down more than 100 points, as investors scampered to safe-haven assets after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan, sparking concerns about fresh tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.

Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila