U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.5% and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.4%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 gained 0.1% in morning trading. Temenos rose 15.6% and ISS A/S added 5.4%. On the other hand, Logitech International slipped 5.6%, and Hays lost 2.2%. The FTSE 100 lost 0.4%. Other stocks in Europe were up as France's CAC 40 gained 0.4% and Germany's DAX rose 0.5%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index was flat at 100.21.

In commodities, Brent crude fell 0.8% to $89.72 a barrel, and WTI crude dropped 0.9% to $84.87 a barrel. The European benchmark price for natural gas, the Dutch futures contract TTF, was down 0.9% to EUR30.45 a megawatt hour.

The German 10-year Bund yield rose by 4 basis points to 2.401% from 2.361%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury climbed by 3 basis points to 4.559% from 4.532%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index declined 0.7%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 0.6%., whereas China's benchmark Shanghai Composite climbed 1.3%.

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