Futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.3%, while futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3%. It is important to note that changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.
In morning trading, the Stoxx Europe 600 climbed 0.1%. Notable gains were seen in Adyen, which added 4.2%, and Dometic Group, which climbed 4.1%. On the other hand, NN Group sunk 10.8%, and ASR Nederland lost 6.7%. The FTSE 100 remained flat, while other stocks in Europe were also flat, with France's CAC 40 and Germany's DAX both remaining unchanged.
The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index maintained a flat position at 100.24.
Brent crude experienced a gain of 0.6% and reached $92.99 a barrel, while WTI crude rose by 1% to $91.31 a barrel.
The German 10-year Bund yield declined by 2 basis points to 2.791% from 2.808%. Similarly, the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury fell by 3 basis points to 4.51% from 4.54%. As a general rule, bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.
Stocks in Asia showed positive movement as Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.2%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.6%, and China's benchmark Shanghai Composite climbed 0.2%.
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