World stocks post highest levels amid easing bond yields

14.04.2021 - Korneychuk Evgeniya
World stocks post highest levels amid easing bond yields

Global stock markets reached their highest levels on Wednesday as released data weakened U.S. inflation concerns resulting in easing bond yields.

Majority of Asia-Pacific indexes tallied new record highs, with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index as the leading gainer in the region with a 1.4 increase. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan improved 0.8%. China’s blue-chip index added 0.5%. However, Japan was on the losing side as it posted a 0.3% decline.

On the other side of the world, European stocks were poised to open slightly higher, with Euro Stoxx futures gaining 0.3% and Britain’s FTSE futures with a 0.1% rise.

In the U.S., S&P 500 rose 0.33% and the highs, while the Nasdaq Composite added 1.05%.

The benchmark U.S. Treasury yields suffered another loss as they posted their new three-week low.

Meanwhile, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, recorded its new record high as it breached the $64,500 level.

Risk disclaimer "PROMETHEUS LTD – Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands MH96960 is a financial services institution outside the European Union Area, which is subject to the supervision of the IFMRRC Certificate 0395 AA V0155 Trading in Forex/ CFDs and Other Derivatives is highly speculative and carries a high level of risk. It is possible to lose all your capital. 70% of trading deals can be unprofitable. These products may not be suitable for everyone and you should ensure that you understand the risks involved. Seek independent advice if necessary. Speculate only with funds that you can afford to lose. This Website may contain information in particular regarding financial services and products that could be regarded b a E.U. supervisory authority as an offer of financial services targeted in Europe. ESMA intervention measures do not apply to customers of PROMETHEUS LTD and it is your responsibility to choose a company which is most suitable for your trading needs. By clicking continue you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to the risk disclosures, terms of service, cash policies, privacy policies and this notice and that you are visiting this website on your own initiative, without any encouragement whatsoever from or PROMETHEUS LTD." Cookies notification: We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we assume that you are happy with it. Read more. Continue

Help with deposit?