The Dow and the S&P 500 indexes gained in volatile trading on Wednesday as easing Treasury yields gently lifted rate-sensitive growth stocks, while losses in Apple Inc after it dropped plans to boost iPhone production weighed on the Nasdaq.
Equity markets also got a boost from a Bank of England decision to restore financial stability by buying as many long-dated government bonds as needed. The move lifted British bond prices and pushed global benchmark yields lower.
The yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury bill came off 12-year highs to hit the day's low of 3.809% by 10:02 a.m. ET, while
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First Published: Sep 28 2022 | 8:02 PM IST