today, at least during the open, after yesterday’s carnage. The
was trading 155 points up at 13,418 levels, at 7:30 am, indicating a gap-up open.
Asian shares, on the other hand, started weak on Tuesday as investors worried a highly infectious new strain of Covid-19 that shut down much of Britain could lead to a slower economic recovery. Australian ASX 200 lost 0.7 per cent in early trading. Japan’s Nikkei slipped 0.4 per cent.
The S&P 500 ended the day down 0.39 per cent on Monday, and Nasdaq ended flat while the Dow rose 0.12 per cent.
(With inputs from Reuters)