European stocks climbed after a mixed session in Asia, while U.S. futures also rose as equity markets limped to the end of tumultuous quarter. Treasuries steadied as the dollar nudged lower, the pound fell and crude advanced.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index headed for a third day of gains as almost every industry sector advanced led by automakers.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index advanced 0.3 percent as of 8:10 a.m. London time, to the highest in more than a week.
The euro climbed less than 0.05 percent to $1.231. The British pound declined 0.1 percent to $1.4057, the weakest in more than a week. The Japanese yen advanced 0.2 percent to 106.65 per dollar.