By Malvika Gurung
Investing.com — The listed on the Singapore-based Exchange SGX, an early indicator for , was found trading marginally higher at 0.2% at 8:05 am on Monday, indicating Dalal Street to open at a positive note today. At the same time, the was trading 0.63% higher.
The three major indices of Wall Street closed in red on Friday’s session, with the technology-heavy leading the fall, declining 1.92% or 295.85 points, declining 0.17% or 59.71 points, and the falling by 0.84% or 38.67 points.
A mixed U.S. jobs report did not waver the investor’s expectation of slowing the Federal Reserve’s withdrawal of support, while concerns grew around the Omicron variant of coronavirus. The three indices declined for a week amid Powell’s comments and Omicron’s expectations. Additionally, about one-third of U.S. states have been reporting cases detected of the Omicron variant.
Asian markets opened on mixed cues, with of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan trading 0.88% lower at 8:00 am on Monday, and Japan’s 0.72% lower.
At the same time, China’s was trading 0.3% higher, and South Korea’s 0.1% higher.
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