In the United States, S&P 500 futures rose 0.1% and Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 0.1%. Changes in futures contracts do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.
In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 fell 0.5% in morning trading. Mondi PLC climbed 4.5% and International Distribution Services 4%. In contrast, S4 Capital fell 22.9% and Nordic Semiconductor lost 12.1%. The FTSE 100 lost 0.1%. Other European stocks were down, with the French CAC 40 falling 0.6% and the German DAX 0.4%.
The Wall Street Journal dollar index fell 0.1% to 99.35.
In the commodities sector, Brent crude gained 0.8% to $94.64 per barrel and WTI crude rose 0.8% to $91.54 per barrel.
The 10-year German Bund yield rose 1 basis point to 2.694% from 2.68%, and the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield rose 2 basis points to 4.348% from 4.331%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.
Stocks in Asia were mixed. Markets in Japan were closed. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 1%. China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index climbed 0.3%.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
September 18, 2023 at 3:51 a.m. ET (07:51 GMT)
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