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 declined 0.2% in morning trading. Viaplay Group Series B rose 9.1% and THG added 2.3%. On the other hand, Future PLC lost 17.9%, and Games Workshop Group fell 8.4%. The FTSE 100 lost 0.3%. Other stocks in Europe were down as France's CAC 40 decreased 0.2% and Germany's DAX dropped 0.2%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index fell 0.3% to 98.05.

In commodities, Brent crude climbed 0.8% to $74.86 a barrel, and WTI crude gained 0.7% to $69.89 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield rose by 1 basis point to 2.215% from 2.201%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury climbed by 5 basis points to 4.159% from 4.109%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were down as Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.8%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 0.7%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite dropped 0.1%.

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