Before the bell: S&P futures +0.09%, NASDAQ futures -0.03%

U.S. stock-index futures were flat as oil prices continued to edge up, while investors awaited important macroeconomic data and speeches by Federal Reserve policymakers.

Stocks:

Nikkei 20,132.67 +22.16 +0.11%

Hang Seng 25,670.05 -4.48 -0.02%

Shanghai 3,157.43 +9.98 +0.32%

S&P/ASX 5,715.88 +9.92 +0.17%

FTSE 7,424.25 -15.04 -0.20%

CAC 5,257.53 -24.40 -0.46%

DAX 12,704.30 -89.70 -0.70%

Crude $42.86 (+0.28%)

Gold $1,258.60 (+0.74%)

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