scorecardresearchGlobal Markets Wrap: Stocks in Asia, US Futures Rise as Oil Snaps Slide

Global Markets Wrap: Stocks in Asia, US Futures Rise as Oil Snaps Slide

Updated: 05 Aug 2022, 08:21 AM IST
TL;DR.
MSCI Inc.’s Asia-Pacific equity index added about 0.5%, with Japan, China and Hong Kong in the green. S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and European contracts made modest gains after the S&P 500 ended little changed. The dollar edged up.
A woman wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Asian stock markets rose Wednesday as traders watched for signs trade might be disrupted by U.S.-Chinese tension over an American lawmaker's visit to Taiwan. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Asian stock markets rose Wednesday as traders watched for signs trade might be disrupted by U.S.-Chinese tension over an American lawmaker's visit to Taiwan. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)