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Overnight Markets: Wall Street up on hopes of modest stimulus scale back
by Himanshu Singh on Sep 18, 2013 at 03:52
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained 0.5% to 139 as of 9:52 a.m. in Hong Kong. Japan’s Topix index climbed 1.3%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index slid 0.1%, trading near a five-year high, and New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index rose 0.1%.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index slid 0.1% and China’s Shanghai Composite rose 0.3%. Taiwan’s Taiex Index dropped 0.1% and Singapore’s Straits Times Index climbed 0.4%. South Korea’s equity market is closed today for a holiday.
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