U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.1% and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.2%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 gained 0.9% in morning trading. Just Eat Takeaway.com added 5.8% and Evotec rose 4.8%. On the other hand, Prudential slipped 1.8%, and Banco de Sabadell lost 1.8%. The FTSE 100 added 0.8%. Other stocks in Europe were up as France's CAC 40 gained 1% and Germany's DAX climbed 1%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index climbed 0.3% to 99.93.

In commodities, Brent crude rose 0.8% to $90.50 a barrel, and WTI crude rose 1.1% to $85.92 a barrel. The European benchmark price for natural gas, the Dutch futures contract TTF, was up 2.4% to EUR30.09 a megawatt hour.

The German 10-year Bund yield declined by 7 basis points to 2.402% from 2.468%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury fell by 5 basis points to 4.546% from 4.595%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.2%, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 1.8%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite dropped 0.5%.

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