Besides coronavirus, other news has been driving the stocks of Apple, Wallmart and General Motors to the lower levels.
Asian equities fluctuate as traders wait for Fed meeting for rate clues
On Tuesday, Asian stocks declined following record maximums on Wall Street, although hobbled by uncertainty because investors waited for a Federal Reserve gathering for anticipated clues on American monetary policy.
MSCI's index slumped 0.1% having wobbled between upbeat and negative territory for much of the trading morning.
On Monday, on Wall Street the Dow Jones Industrial Average concluded at a record maximum for the fifth straight trading session, while the S&P 500 showed its second straight closing record peak because higher American Treasury yields helped to raise financial equities.
At a two-day gathering staring later on Tuesday, the major US bank is believed to take another step toward policy normalization and disclose its plans to start unwinding its $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasuries as well as mortgage-backed securities.
The Fed is supposed to hold interest rates intact, with market participants looking for further clues on its anticipated tempo of further tightening later in 2017 and next year.
Will coronavirus continue keeping the markets in fear? What releases should we wait for? Find out in the news!
Tesla stock drops in premarket trades on Thursday. Why? See the article (it's short) and use it to your advantage.
Let’s consider the best and the worst-performing assets as Monday’s session kicks in.
Australian Quarterly Private Capital Expenditure will be announced at 02:30 MT time on Thursday.
CB Consumer Confidence index will be announced at 17:00 MT time on Tuesday.