U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were flat and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 was flat in morning trading. Delivery Hero rose 6.4% and DiaSorin rose 5%. On the other hand, Indivior slipped 7.1%, and Grifols dropped 4.9%. The FTSE 100 lost 0.2%. Other stocks in Europe were mixed as France's CAC 40 decreased 0.1% and Germany's DAX was flat.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index was flat at 98.47.

In commodities, Brent crude climbed 0.2% to $83.68 a barrel, and WTI crude was flat at $79.94 a barrel. The European benchmark price for natural gas, the Dutch futures contract TTF, was down 2.9% to EUR25.06 a megawatt hour.

The German 10-year Bund yield fell by 2 basis points to 2.398% from 2.421%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury climbed by 1 basis point to 4.198% from 4.185%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were mixed as Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.5%, whereas Hong Kong's Hang Seng was flat. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite gained 0.4%.

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