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U.S. Stock Futures Dip After News on Health of North Korea’s Kim

(Bloomberg) — U.S. stock index futures dropped after conflicting reports about North Korea’s Kim Jong Un’s health condition, after he underwent a medical procedure, and concerns over the energy market.Contracts on the S&P 500 slid as much as 1.2%, before paring their loss to 0.6% as of 9:02 a.m. in London. Futures dropped 0.3% on the Nasdaq 100 Index and 1% on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Europe’s Stoxx 600 traded 1.5% lower as oil and gas shares dragged on the benchmark.The U.S. is seeking details about Kim’s health after receiving information that he was in critical condition after undergoing cardiovascular surgery last week, U.S. officials said. Meanwhile the South Korea

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