Stocks Mixed After Rally; Treasuries, Yen Rise: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday, following the first back-to-back gains for global equities since mid-February, as investors digested the text of the U.S. stimulus bill.Japanese shares sank more than 2% amid further efforts to contain the movement of people, while equities in Hong Kong were also lower. Shares in South Korea saw modest gains, with the Sydney market more than 2% higher. S&P 500 futures dipped after the benchmark’s rally of more than 5% fizzled. Senate negotiators circulated what was labeled a final draft of the negotiated agreement, prior to a vote due to take place soon. …read more

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