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Asian equities hit 10-year maximum as Wall St. hits records
On Wednesday, Asian equities wobbled, while still marking a 10-year maximum, cheered by record peaks on Wall Street. At the same time stocks of Apple Inc's suppliers declined following the publication of the latest iPhone.
MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific equities moderately declined, having ascended to its highest value since October 2007. Additionally, Australian stocks grew 0.2%, Korean equities KS11 surged 0.1%.
On Tuesday, the S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite and Dow Jones industrials all marked record peaks because investors' worries faded about North Korean tensions and the impact of Hurricane Irma.
American revenues were kept in check, by a dip in equities of Apple Inc after it disclosed its newest line of iPhones. Apple descended 0.6%, although pared some dips in afterhours trade.
In Japan, Nikkei stock index N225 inched up 0.5% reaching a one-month maximum, getting a tailwind because the Japanese yen stood far away for its recent leaps.
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The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.