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Futures for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average in the U.S. both increased by 0.2%. However, it is important to note that changes in futures do not necessarily guarantee future movements after the opening bell.
In morning trading, the Stoxx Europe 600 climbed by 0.2%. Notably, CTS Eventim rose by 5.9% and Ageas increased by 3.5%. On the other hand, Orpea experienced a decline of 5.7%, while Wartsila fell by 3.8%. The FTSE 100 also added 0.2% to the European market. Furthermore, France's CAC 40 gained 0.2% and Germany's DAX rose by a similar percentage.
The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index dropped by 0.1%, reaching 99.33.
In commodities, Brent crude experienced a decline of 0.3%, settling at $89.67 a barrel. Similarly, WTI crude dropped by 0.5% to $86.46 a barrel.
The German 10-year Bund yield declined by 2 basis points to 2.596% from 2.612%. Concurrently, the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury fell by 2 basis points to 4.231% from 4.248%. It is noteworthy that bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.
Stocks across Asia faced a decline as Japan's Nikkei 225 index dropped by 1.2%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined by 1.3%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite experienced a modest decline of 0.2%.