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 gained 0.1% in morning trading. Gaztransport et Technigaz rose 6.4% and abrdn added 5.9%. On the other hand, Eurofins Scientific sunk 9.2%, and Zealand Pharma slipped 5.8%. The FTSE 100 added 0.1%. Other stocks in Europe were mixed as France's CAC 40 was flat and Germany's DAX climbed 0.1%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index dropped 0.1% to 98.3.

In commodities, Brent crude rose 0.2% to $81.87 a barrel, and WTI crude climbed 0.3% to $77.82 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield declined by 2 basis points to 2.425% from 2.447%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury declined by 2 basis points to 4.264% from 4.283%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index was flat, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng climbed 0.9%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite climbed 1.3%.

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