Stock Market Today: Dow, S&P Live Updates for April 30, 2023
Shares in Asia rose in thin trading with most markets on vacation, while U.S. stock futures were flat as investors awaited news of a bid for First Republic Bank.
Japan’s benchmark Topix index rose 1% to close at its highest level since September 2021, with all sectors advancing. Australian shares also rose as trading closed for Labor Day in other major exchanges, including Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore and South Korea. Many markets in Europe will also be on holiday.