U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were up 1.2% and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%. Changes in futures don't necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 gained 0.9% in morning trading. Indivior added 16.7% and BE Semicon Industries climbed 12.3%. On the other hand, ISS A/S lost 8.2%, and Hargreaves Lansdown sunk 5.4%. The FTSE 100 added 0.2%. Other stocks in Europe were up as France's CAC 40 increased 1% and Germany's DAX climbed 1.4%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index fell 0.4% to 98.06.

In commodities, Brent crude climbed 0.5% to $83.43 a barrel, and WTI crude rose 0.6% to $78.34 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield rose by 3 basis points to 2.478% from 2.449%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury declined by 1 basis point to 4.309% from 4.321%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were up as Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 2.2%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng climbed 1.5%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite climbed 1.3%.

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