In today’s business, buying is being seen in major Asian markets. There is also an increase in stock futures. Earlier on Wednesday, there was a mixed trend in the US markets.
Stock Market Update Today: For the domestic market today i.e. on 21st April, the signs are mixed. In today’s business, buying is being seen in major Asian markets. There is also an increase in stock futures. Earlier on Wednesday, there was a mixed trend in the US markets. Dow Jones had a strength of 250 points and closed at the level of 35,160.79. The index was supported by strong results from Procter & Gamble. The S&P 500 index closed flat at the level of 4,459.45. On the other hand, Nasdaq Composite fell 1.2 percent and closed at the level of 13,453.07.
Netflix declined 35 percent since the results. Apart from this, investors are also eyeing the bond market. The 10-year US bond yield touched 2.94 per cent, the highest since the last months of 2018. Whereas Brent crude is trading above $107 per barrel.
Talking about Asian markets, SGX Nifty is up 0.57 percent, while Nikkei 225 is seeing a gain of 1.07 percent. Straight Times is also looking strong by 0.41 percent. However, the Hang Seng has a weakness of 0.71 percent. Taiwan Weighted is up 0.15 per cent and Kospi is up 0.66 per cent, while Shanghai Composite is down 0.08 per cent.