The start of the US trading session has been positive for traders of Tesla and Microsoft.
Asian equities hit record maximums after Wall Street soar
On Thursday, Asian equities hit record maximums, with a jump by Wall Street backing bullish investor sentiment, while the evergreen buck rebounded from three-year minimums because comments by European Central Bank officials softened the euro's recent surge.
Spreadbetters expect British FTSE to start 0.1% lower. As for Germany's DAX, it’s supposed to demonstrate a 0.3% start, while France's CAC is believed to start 0.2% higher.
MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific equities gained 0.2% having soared 0.4% to a fresh record maximum.
South Korea's KOSPI stood still, Japan's Nikkei N225 demonstrated its highest value since late 1991 having concluded down 0.4%.
Shanghai equities SSEC inched up 0.9%, underpinned by data demonstrating that China's economy ascended 6.8% during the October-December quarter from 2017, showing the same rate as last quarter and a bit better than most financial experts had hoped for.
During today's Turkish central bank meeting, the market anticipated a rate cut between 200-300 pips.
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