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 fell 0.1% in morning trading. Phoenix Group Holdings rose 7% and Grifols added 3.5%. On the other hand, Dino Polska lost 7.4%, and JD Sports Fashion slipped 3.7%. The FTSE 100 added 0.3%. Other stocks in Europe were mixed as France's CAC 40 declined 0.2% and Germany's DAX was flat.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index climbed 0.4% to 99.04.

In commodities, Brent crude dropped 0.4% to $84.93 a barrel, and WTI crude fell 0.4% to $80.76 a barrel. The European benchmark price for natural gas, the Dutch futures contract TTF, was up 0.1% to EUR26.42 a megawatt hour.

The German 10-year Bund yield declined by 4 basis points to 2.373% from 2.411%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury fell by 2 basis points to 4.246% from 4.264%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.2%, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 2.2%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite dropped 0.9%.

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