The worse-than-expected earnings may press Walmart down!
Asian stocks are mixed as Tokyo revives after muted Wall Street
On Tuesday, Asian stocks traded mixed, with Tokyo reviving after America demonstrated a muted reaction to President Donald Trump's inability to replace Obamacare.
Japan's Nikkei 225 inched up 1.07%, reviving from a steep drop overnight as Lenovo Group and Fujitsu announced the postponement of their target date for a final agreement on their personal computer business tie-up. Stocks of Fujitsu rallied 2.70%t and the Hong Kong-listed Lenovo surged 1.23%.
In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 soared 1.15%. However, retail company Myer dipped 4%, having soared 18% on Monday amid rumors that a takeover bid was on the cards.
The Shanghai composite tumbled 0.26%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index gained 0.49%.
Overnight, American stocks closed mostly lower on, as market participants mulled over President Trump’s ability to push through major proposals, which include tax reform, right after on Friday the healthcare bill was dropped.
Twitter reported encouraging earnings results. Cisco's earnings beat estimates, but revenue declined for the fifth quarter in a row.
Stocks rise and drop on their earnings reports. Let's review those which reported recently.
The giant chip maker exceeded analysts’ expectations. Even with a global GPU shortage!
OPEC will hold a meeting on March 4, where it should announce its decision on further oil output.
The risk-on is back on the market as investors focus on the projections for a stronger-than-expected economic rebound and the Fed’s pledge to prolong support for the rest of the year.