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

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 fell 0.2% in morning trading. Zealand Pharma climbed 16.6% and Kinnevik Series B added 8.5%. On the other hand, Bank of Ireland Group lost 9.9%, and Bunzl PLC dropped 4.7%. The FTSE 100 lost 0.1%. Other stocks in Europe were mixed as France's CAC 40 decreased 0.2% and Germany's DAX held steady.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index was flat at 98.46.

In commodities, Brent crude dropped 0.6% to $80.33 a barrel, and WTI crude dropped 0.6% to $76.00 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield declined by 1 basis point to 2.358% from 2.37%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury fell by 2 basis points to 4.227% from 4.251%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.3%, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 0.5%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite declined 0.9%.

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