Stock markets around the world are mixed this morning.
In Asia, the Japanese Nikkei closed down 0.8% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng finished 1.5% lower.
In Europe, markets are broadly higher, led by France’s CAC 40, up 0.2%.
U.S. futures point to an unchanged open.
After a slow week of economic data, this morning in the U.S. we’ll get initial jobless claims, existing home sales, and Kansas City Fed manufacturing activity.