Global stocks and U.S. stock futures ticked higher ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration as president.
Futures tied to the S&P 500 edged up 0.2%. Contracts on the Nasdaq-100 added 0.6%.
In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 gained 0.3% in morning trade. Industrials and energy sectors led gains while health care and utilities sectors lost ground.
Shares of Kion Group jumped 2.8% snapping a three-day losing streak and Rotork rose 2.5%.
John Wood Group slipped 3% for a two-session losing streak.