More Americans headed back to work in November, though at a slower pace than October.
German factory orders for October are due Friday.
S&P 500 futures were little changed in London.
The gauge rose 0.2%.
Japan’s Topix index was flat.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.6%.
Shanghai Composite slid 0.2%.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index added 0.4%.
Euro Stoxx 50 futures were flat.
Dollar Spot Index fell 0.1%.
The yen was at 104.45 per dollar.
The offshore yuan was at 6.5491 per dollar.
The euro bought $1.2119.
The yield on 10-year Treasuries was at 0.94%.
Australia’s 10-year yield rose three basis points to 1.02%.
West Texas Intermediate crude slipped 0.4% to $45.09 a barrel.
Gold rose 0.1% to $1,833.37 an ounce.