Asian equities surge ahead of major policy events in America and China

Asian equities surge ahead of major policy events in America and China

On Monday, Asian shares surged because market participants cautiously looked to whether major policy events in China and America could soothe fears about decelerating global economic surge or not.

MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific equities managed to ascend by 0.25%. Moreover, the CSI 300 index of Shanghai along with Shenzhen stocks declined by 0.3%, although managed to stay above its November minimum.

In Japan, Nikkei soared by 0.6%, while American stocks ascended by 0.3%.

European equities are anticipated to start a bit changed. As for spread-betters, they looked at a nearly flat start the UK’s FTSE as well as France's CAC. Additionally, the DAX index surged a bit in Germany.

MSCI's broadest indicator of the world's equities, which cover up to 47 markets, ascended a bit having demonstrated the weakest settlement since July 2017 on Friday on soaring evidence of decelerating surge in China and the European bloc.

The Chinese economy has been losing momentum for the last quarters because a multi-year government campaign aimed at curbing shadow lending actually put great financial strains on companies in a blow to investment and production.

Market participants are currently looking to Tuesday’s speech by Chinese leader Xi Jinping to mark the 40th anniversary of his country reform as well as opening up.

China is also anticipated to hold its annual Central Economic Work Conference this week, at which major surge objectives along with policy goals for next year are going to be discussed.

The previous week, the politburo, the top decision-making body of the Chinese Communist Party, told that this leading Asian country is going to keep its economic surge within a sound range in 2019, striving to back jobs, trade as well as investment simultaneously promoting reforms and taming risks.


Apple event surprised traders
Apple event surprised traders

Every year in early autumn Apple holds its event where it presents new iPhones, Apple Watches, and iPads. This year wasn’t an exclusion. But yesterday’s presentation didn’t result in Apple stock growth, and here’s why.

Latest news

Market Crash Incoming?
Market Crash Incoming?

This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.

What Currency Will Overperform?
What Currency Will Overperform?

S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.

Deposit with your local payment systems

Feel the Team Spirit

Data collection notice

FBS maintains a record of your data to run this website. By pressing the “Accept” button, you agree to our Privacy policy.


A manager will call you shortly.

Change number

Your request is accepted.

A manager will call you shortly.

Next callback request for this phone number
will be available in

If you have an urgent issue please contact us via
Live chat

Internal error. Please try again later

Don’t waste your time – keep track of how NFP affects the US dollar and profit!

Beginner Forex book

Beginner Forex book will guide you through the world of trading.

Beginner Forex book

The most important things to start trading
Enter your e-mail, and we will send you a free Beginner Forex book

Thank you!

We've emailed a special link to your e-mail.
Click the link to confirm your address and get Beginner Forex book for free.

You are using an older version of your browser.

Update it to the latest version or try another one for a safer, more comfortable and productive trading experience.

Safari Chrome Firefox Opera