U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were flat and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were flat. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 was flat in morning trading. Delivery Hero rose 21.1% and Alcon added 9.1%. On the other hand, Brenntag slipped 7.2%, and Rheinmetall fell 5.6%. The FTSE 100 added 0.1%. Other stocks in Europe were down as France's CAC 40 declined 0.1% and Germany's DAX dropped 0.2%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index climbed 0.1% to 99.86.

In commodities, Brent crude dropped 0.1% to $83.29 a barrel, and WTI crude fell 0.1% to $79.05 a barrel. The European benchmark price for natural gas, the Dutch futures contract TTF, was down 0.2% to EUR29.52 a megawatt hour.

The German 10-year Bund yield held steady at 2.513%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury was flat at 4.488%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.5%, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng was flat. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite dropped 0.1%.

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