U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday, with investor sentiment subdued due to ongoing geopolitical turmoil.
Allergan shares gained in early New York trading after the maker of medical devices and drugs said it would reduce its workforce by 13 percent.
The downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over near the Russia-Ukraine border remained in focus. Western leaders have set a Tuesday deadline for Russian President Vladimir Putin to allow full access to the crash site or face further sanctions. This follows "compelling" evidence that pro-Russian separatists and Russian military personnel shot down the plane by mistake with a Buk-M1 surface-to-air missile launcher.