U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.2% and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.4%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 climbed 0.1% in morning trading. ASR Nederland rose 11.7% and NN Group added 10.1%. On the other hand, Dr. Martens slipped 21%, and Future PLC dropped 5.8%. The FTSE 100 lost 0.1%. Other stocks in Europe were up as France's CAC 40 gained 0.2% and Germany's DAX climbed 0.2%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index was flat at 97.55.

In commodities, Brent crude climbed 1.1% to $83.76 a barrel, and WTI crude climbed 1.1% to $78.75 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield fell by 2 basis points to 2.417% from 2.436%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury rose by 1 basis point to 4.276% from 4.265%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were up as Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.5%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.3%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite gained 0.3%.

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