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Overnight Markets: Dow and S&P 500 close at record highs again
by Himanshu Singh on May 14, 2014 at 03:36
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose 0.3 percent to 139.72 as of 10:56 a.m. in Tokyo. Japan’s Topix index added 0.1% as the yen traded at 102.20 per dollar after falling a third day yesterday. South Korea’s Kospi index rose 0.7%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index fell 0.2% and New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index added 0.2%.
Taiwan’s Taiex index advanced 0.1%, while Singapore’s Straits Times Index increased 0.9% as the market reopened following a holiday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index advanced 0.3%, while the Shanghai Composite Index was little changed.
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