In the U.S., futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.1% and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 climbed 0.4% in morning trading. Softcat added 6.2% and Orron Energy rose 4.3%. On the other hand, Aroundtown slipped 9.4%, and Schibsted dropped 9.1%. The FTSE 100 added 0.5%. Other stocks in Europe were up as France's CAC 40 gained 0.5% and Germany's DAX climbed 0.4%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index fell 0.1% to 96.24.

In commodities, Brent crude rose 0.4% to $78.10 a barrel, and WTI crude rose 0.7% to $73.31 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield rose by 7.4 basis points to 2.304% from 2.23%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury climbed by 2.5 basis points to 3.562% from 3.537%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index grew 0.2%, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1.1%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite declined 0.2%.


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