Besides coronavirus, other news has been driving the stocks of Apple, Wallmart and General Motors to the lower levels.
Asian equities surge as market appreciates Fed meeting
On Monday, Asian equities soared led by the Hang Seng index because market sentiment on the global economic outlook was still firm ahead of an American key bank gathering this week.
The Nikkei 225 rallied 0.52%, while the Hang Seng tacked on 1.04%. Additionally, the Kospi leapt 1.0%. Meanwhile, in Australia S&P/ASX 200 earned 0.50%, the Shanghai Composte jumped 0.25%.
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee is expected to have a two-day gathering slated for September 19-20, and the members are supposed to hold steady. Investors are waiting for initial details on winding back the Fed’s balance sheet.
The previous week, the ascend on Wall Street kept unrolling as American equities notched a weekly revenues on Friday notwithstanding data disclosing a sudden sag in retail sales the previous month tapering hopes for firm third quarter economic surge.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average concluded higher showing 2268.34. As for the S&P 500, it leapt 0.18%, the Nasdaq Composite concluded at 6448.47, ascending 0.30%.
Will coronavirus continue keeping the markets in fear? What releases should we wait for? Find out in the news!
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Let’s consider the best and the worst-performing assets as Monday’s session kicks in.
Australian Quarterly Private Capital Expenditure will be announced at 02:30 MT time on Thursday.
CB Consumer Confidence index will be announced at 17:00 MT time on Tuesday.