U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.2% and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 climbed 0.5% in morning trading. Embracer Group Series B added 6.2% and Frontline rose 3.8%. On the other hand, Getinge Series B slipped 7.1%, and Rightmove slipped 3.6%. The FTSE 100 added 0.5%. Other stocks in Europe were up as France's CAC 40 gained 0.4% and Germany's DAX climbed 0.4%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index rose 0.1% to 99.78.

In commodities, Brent crude climbed 0.5% to $84.34 a barrel, and WTI crude rose 0.6% to $79.77 a barrel. The European benchmark price for natural gas, the Dutch futures contract TTF, was up 0.6% to EUR31.05 a megawatt hour.

The German 10-year Bund yield fell by 2 basis points to 2.473% from 2.497%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury declined by 1 basis point to 4.453% from 4.46%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.4%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 2.3%, whereas China's benchmark Shanghai Composite was flat.

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