Stock Futures Rise Ahead of Bank Earnings

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Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo and Bank of America are due to report before the opening bell

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In Europe, the Stockx Europe 600 rose 1.3% in morning trade with key gains from the healthcare and real estate sectors.

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The UK’s FTSE 100 rose 0.6%. Other stock indexes in Europe also climbed mostly as France’s CAC 40 rose 0.4%, the UK’s FTSE 250 rose 0.5% and Germany’s DAX rose 1.2%.

The Swiss franc, the euro and the British pound were up 0.3%, 0.1% and 0.2%, respectively, against the US dollar.

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Among commodities, Brent crude rose 0.9% to $83.97 a barrel. Gold held steady at $1,794.20 per troy ounce.

The yield on the German 10-year bonds ranged from minus 0.116% and the UK 10-year gilt yields up to 1.109%. The 10-year US Treasury yield rose to 1.552% from 1.549%. Bond yields move in opposite directions to prices.

Indices in Asia were mixed. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 1.5% and China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite dropped 0.1%.

—An artificial-intelligence device was used in the making of this article.

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