Three more corporations reported their earnings today. While the US session is still closed, let's see the data - it's pretty strong!
Asian equities go down because North Korea considers H-bomb test
On Friday, Asian stocks went down and the Japanese yen along with Swiss franc rallied on the mooted probability of North Korea conducting another hydrogen bomb test. Most probably, the test will occur in the Pacific Ocean.
As North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho informed on Friday the isolated regime could conduct another nuclear test in the Pacific Ocean.
MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific equities handed back earlier revenues and slumped 0.4% having dived 0.7% yesterday.
On Tuesday, the index had ascended to a decade maximum because Wall Street rose to record levels having fallen back after the major US bank heightened hopes for a third interest rate lift in 2017.
Besides this, Japan's Nikkei N225 decreased 0.2%, Australian equities AXJO rallied 0.2%. As for South Korea's KOSPI KS11, the benchmark inched down 0.5% on the fresh bout of geopolitical tensions.
The greenback dived 0.3% hitting 112.140 yen.
The Swiss franc edged up 0.2% being worth 0.9687 franc per greenback.
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