Results coming later this week from JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo
In Europe, the Stockx Europe 600 fell 0.5% in morning trading as gains in the financial and energy sectors were muted by losses in the real estate and information technology sectors.
The UK’s FTSE 100 was down 0.3%. Other stock indexes in Europe were mostly down as France’s CAC 40 fell 0.6%, Germany’s DAX 0.5% and the UK’s FTSE 250 slid 0.3%.
The Swiss franc and the euro declined 0.2% and 0.1%, respectively, against the dollar, while the British pound was flat against the US dollar, with 1 pound buying $1.36.
Among commodities, international benchmark Brent crude rose 0.4% to $82.09 a barrel. Gold was down 0.3% at $1,792.00 per troy ounce.
The German 10-year Bund yield strengthened to minus 0.028% and the 10-year UK government debt gilt yield was up to 1.196%. Bond yields and prices move inversely.
Stocks in Asia climbed, with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng up 1.1% and China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite up 0.4%.
—An artificial-intelligence device was used in the making of this article.