Asian shares rose on Tuesday after strong U.S. manufacturing data and gains in tech stocks helped investors look past broader worries about the coronavirus and global economy.
- Futures on the S&P 500 Index fell 0.3% as of 7:27 a.m. New York time.
- Nasdaq 100 Index futures decreased 0.4%.
- The Stoxx Europe 600 Index declined 0.3%.
- The MSCI Asia Pacific Index increased 1.7%.
- The euro gained 0.1% to $1.1771.
- The Japanese yen weakened 0.1% to 106.07 per dollar.
- South Africa’s rand weakened 1.4% to 17.4308 per dollar.
- The yield on 10-year Treasuries decreased two basis points to 0.54%.
- The yield on two-year Treasuries gained less than one basis point to 0.11%.
- Britain’s 10-year yield fell one basis point to 0.085%.
- Germany’s 10-year yield dipped two basis points to -0.55%.
- West Texas Intermediate crude decreased 1.8% to $40.26 a barrel.
- Gold weakened 0.2% to $1,972.74 an ounce.