Stock Futures Mixed With Big-Name Earnings in Spotlight 

S&P 500 futures edged up, while Dow futures were little changed amid a flurry of earnings.

Durable-goods orders get boost from autos and planes, but most manufacturers tread water 

Orders for U.S. durable goods jumped 2.6% in March, but most of the increase was tied to new autos and passenger planes. Orders barely rose outside of the transportation sector in a sign of ongoing manufacturing weakness.

Home buyers turn to adjustable-rate mortgages as 30-year rate zooms past 7% 

Mortgage applications fell 2.7% in the last week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said. The average rate for a 30-year mortgage stood at 7.24%.

Investors Flock to Two-Year U.S., German Bond Auctions but For Different Reasons 

U.S. and German two-year government bond auctions on Tuesday received strong demand, even as investors' motivation to bid diverged as U.S. and eurozone interest-rate cut expectations are moving apart.

China's EV Price War Is Just Getting Started 

With a historic round of price cuts this month, Tesla, Li Auto and a host of others have extended China's monthslong electric-vehicle price war into a new quarter.

Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel for Hong Kong? 

Proposed regulatory changes are welcome news for the city's stock market, but they probably aren't enough.

Israel Calls Up Reserve Brigades Ahead of Expected Rafah Offensive 

Egypt helps put up tent camps in the Gaza Strip to handle flow of civilian refugees.

Asian Central Banks Face Policy Dilemma From Fed Rate-Cut Delay, FX Crunch 

A surprise rate hike by Indonesia's central bank underlines expectations that the start of monetary policy easing is looking increasingly far off for many Asian central banks, if it is on the horizon at all.

China Central Bank Remarks Suggest Bond-Trading Liquidity Boost Not Imminent 

The PBOC has reinforced views that it is unlikely to deliver a big liquidity boost via bond trading after the finance ministry voiced support for the central bank to resume such trading.

Indonesia Central Bank Delivers Surprise Rate Hike as Rupiah Tumbles 

The country's first rate rise of the year is aimed at bolstering the rupiah as it languishes around four-year lows versus the dollar.

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