US stocks mostly edged higher on Tuesday as technology shares extended recent gains while U.S. Treasury yields fell on safe-haven buying after Italy's new prime minister outlined new economic policies that could add to the nation's debt.
The so-called FAANG stocks Facebook , Amazon , Apple , Netflix and Alphabet - rose. The S&P technology index gained 0.4 percent, while the Nasdaq hit a record intraday high.
Irrespective of a rate hike or status quo, the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday is set to change its policy stance to signal a rise in interest rates from here on.
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