Article contentAsian markets moved higher during early trading as governments around the world looked poised to boost spending to help economies recover from the coronavirus and vaccine roll-out programs accelerated.
E-mini futures for the S&P 500 rose 0.34%.
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The increased likelihood of Biden’s plan being passed also sent treasury yields higher on supply concerns.
Progress is also starting to pick up on the roll-out of vaccines in many countries.