• Asian stocks were poised to follow their Wall Street peers higher after US shares rebounded from a $2 trillion selloff on optimism big tech leaders will announce hefty profits this week.
  • Futures showed equities in Japan and Hong Kong may rise as much as 1%, while Australian shares are set to edge higher. That’s after the S&P 500 topped 5,000 — halting a six-day rout — while the Nasdaq 100 rose 1%, with Nvidia Corp. leading gains in big tech. Apple Inc. was named a top pick for 2024 at Bank of America Corp. on optimism over its upcoming results.