Global Markets: Asian stocks head higher on China data, markets eye Fed meeting
Asian equities extended gains on Tuesday and the dollar slipped, with investor sentiment supported by Chinese data and optimism about COVID-19 vaccines. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> advanced 0.3%, for a fourth straight day of gains. Japan's Nikkei <.N225> shed 0.8%, while South Korean shares <.KS11> rose 0.3% and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 index <.AXJO> added 0.1%.
Published:9/14/2020 10:42:52 PM