Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.6 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.5 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.7 percent at 4:18 a.m. EDT.
Oil prices fell below $72 a barrel in thin trading on Monday, pressured by easing Asian stocks and comments by Asia's No. 1 refiner Sinopec <0386.HK> that diesel demand in China had not completely recovered.
The dollar rose in thin trade on Monday, extending a bounce from late last week as traders covered short positions ahead of a Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting and a Group of 20 summit.
European stocks were down 0.7 percent in morning trade, extending their previous session's retreat, dragged by banks and miners such as UniCredit
Japanese markets were closed for a public holiday.
The day's economic agenda includes the August leading economic indicators report, due at 1400 GMT, while on the corporate front, the day's earnings calendar includes quarterly results from Lennar Corp
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The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 36.28 points, or 0.37 percent, at 9,820.20. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 2.81 points, or 0.26 percent, at 1,068.30. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 6.11 points, or 0.29 percent, at 2,132.86. On the week, the Dow rose 2.24 percent, the S&P 500 gained 2.45 percent and the Nasdaq advanced 2.50 percent.
(Reporting by Blaise Robinson; editing by Simon Jessop)