Besides coronavirus, other news has been driving the stocks of Apple, Wallmart and General Motors to the lower levels.
Asian equities rise as North Korea tensions face new sanctions phase
On Tuesday, Asian equities managed to gain because market participants monitored the Korean peninsula for probable reaction by Pyongyang to newly-imposed UN economic sanctions.
The Nikkei 225 rallied 1.05%, the Kospi in South Korea reported 0.12% jump. Additionally, in Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 rallied 0.72%. As for the Shanghai Composite, it soared 0.07%.
The fresh UN sanctions on crude exports to North Korea happen to be relatively moderate especially compared with the authentic US proposal as for crude exports. So it can hardly affect the operations of the North Korean military, as some experts state.
Overnight, American equities concluded steeply higher because the fallout from Hurricane Irma didn’t happen to be as terrible as anticipated after on Monday Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm, while relieving geopolitical uncertainty on the Korean peninsula backed market sentiment.
Will coronavirus continue keeping the markets in fear? What releases should we wait for? Find out in the news!
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Canadian monthly GDP will be out at 15:30 MT time on Friday.
Let’s consider the best and the worst-performing assets as Monday’s session kicks in.