Wall Street Live

Powell's Stance Lifts S&P, Nasdaq Futures; USD Dips

By Athena Xu

4/3, 18:10 EDT
  • S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures are slightly up following Jerome Powell's neutral stance, with investors still anticipating Fed rate cuts by the third quarter.
  • Asian markets are set for a positive session with a weaker USD benefiting regional currencies like IDR, THB, and INR, although trading may be subdued with major markets like China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan closed.