U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were down 0.3% and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.1%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 gained 0.1% in morning trading. SEB climbed 7.7% and SKF Series B rose 5.9%. On the other hand, H&M Hennes & Mauritz B slipped 9.4%, and Dometic Group dropped 5.4%. The FTSE 100 lost 0.2%. Other stocks in Europe were mixed as France's CAC 40 increased 0.1% and Germany's DAX fell 0.1%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index rose 0.1% to 97.92.

In commodities, Brent crude fell 0.4% to $82.15 a barrel, and WTI crude dropped 0.5% to $77.46 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield declined by 7 basis points to 2.203% from 2.274%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury fell by 2 basis points to 4.018% from 4.034%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.6%, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 1.4%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite declined 1.5%.

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