The FTSE 100 is called to open 2 points lower at 7329. Major U.S. stock indexes ended mixed as gains in banks were offset by losses elsewhere in the market. Bond yields climbed to the highest level in four months, sending bank shares higher and weighing on utilities and other highdividend payers. Energy stocks rose along with the price of crude oil. Homebuilders fell on mixed housing data. Euro Stoxx 50 futures are unchanged and Asian stocks turned mixed Thursday after the recent rally and Treasury yields approached the highest level this year, hitting 3.09%.