Chinese investors will get unprecedented access to Macau casino stocks and Tencent Holdings Ltd. through an agreement to link Shanghai and Hong Kong markets that analysts say will shrink valuation gaps.
U.S. stocks fell, as technology shares resumed a selloff after two days of gains. Treasury rates sank to a three-week low, while high-yielding equities advanced as concern eased about the timing of interest-rate increases. Gold added 1.1 percent.
Orange-juice futures rose to a two- year high after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said that the crop in Florida, the world’s second-largest grower, will shrink to the lowest since 1985 amid crop disease.