U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.3% 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 declined 0.3% in morning trading. Evolution Gaming Group climbed 5.4% and Hexagon Series B rose 5.2%. On the other hand, Getinge Series B sunk 8.9%, and BNP Paribas slipped 8.5%. The FTSE 100 was flat. Other stocks in Europe were down as France's CAC 40 decreased 0.7% and Germany's DAX dropped 0.4%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index rose 0.3% to 98.06.

In commodities, Brent crude fell 0.4% to $80.22 a barrel, and WTI crude dropped 0.4% to $75.52 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield climbed by 1 basis point to 2.187% from 2.174%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury rose by 2 basis points to 3.942% from 3.919%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index dropped 0.8%, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.5%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite fell 0.6%.

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