The meeting of the US Federal Reserve affects stock markets not only in the US or Europe, but also in the region of Southeast Asia. While the Seoul Stock Exchange soared on a wave of optimistic expectations, Tokyo and Shanghai headed into negative territory.
A wave of sell-offs hit stocks on stock exchanges in China and Hong Kong. Investors are worried about tightening government regulations in major economic sectors.
The past week has been a record run for the New York Stock Exchange. All three major indexes rose, and the Dow Jones index closed the trading day above the 35k point mark for the first time in history.
Stock exchanges in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul have started a new trading week with a decline. In contrast, Shanghai grew thanks to pharmaceutical titles...
The movement of major Asian stock exchanges rarely occurs in the same direction. In the middle of the week, however, stocks in China, Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo weakened. Although the reasons for the bad mood of investors were different.
Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul both faced midweek sales talc. The only major stock market to go upward in the region was Shanghai. And that's largely thanks to automakers and the pharmaceutical sector.
Wednesday's trading on the main Asian stock markets was in a very contradictory spirit. While the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges rose solidly, the Seoul market firmed only slightly, and Tokyo weakened.
At the start of the new trading week, optimism was showing in Asia, stemming from expectations of an impending US central bank monetary policy...
European stocks ended the trading session on the eve of the European Central Bank's leadership meeting with moderate growth. Investors expect the ECB to decide...
Stocks on the New York Stock Exchange weakened early in the new trading week. Investors were startled by the powers' agreement to impose a global minimum tax, sending major indices on Wall Street slightly into negative territory.