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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asian stocks were set for modest gains on Wednesday after renewed U.S. stimulus hopes helped Wall Street higher, although wobbles in the tech sector could keep a lid on investor sentiment. FILE PHOTO: A TV reporter stands in front of a large screen showing stock prices at the Tokyo Stock Exchange after market opens in Tokyo, Japan October 2, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo. Australian stocks .AXJO opened slightly higher while MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe .MIWD00000PUS was roughly flat. The Nikkei 225 futures .JNIc1 were up 0.25%. “It will be quite a mixed day,” said Ryan Felsman, senior economist at CommSec. “People are digesting the potential ... Full story

21 October