Global Markets Updates on 24-03-2021

  • US stock futures edge lower following negative cash market close overnight
  • Wall St closes with cuts on Tuesday, large cap induces lead the decline
  • S&P slips 0.8% pressured by industrials & materials, Dow falls more than 300 points
  • Tech-heavy Nasdaq slides 1.1% as Facebook, Apple & Tesla all close lower
  • Small cap index Russell 2000 falls 3.6% for its worst day since June
  • European markets close largely lower as COVID surge dents sentiment
  • Pan-European STOXX 600 mildly lower; Autos drop 2.5% while telecoms climb 1.3%
  • Safe-haven $ approaches a 4-month high amid COVID resurgence concerns
  • SGX Nifty suggests indian market will see a gap-down opening today
  • Asian indices trade with cuts; Nikkei & Hang Seng each around 400 points off highs
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