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Overnight Markets: Yellen’s comments boost Dow and S&P 500
by Himanshu Singh on May 08, 2014 at 04:14
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained 0.6% to 138 as of 10:41 a.m. in Hong Kong. Japan’s Topix index climbed 0.9%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 0.7%. South Korea’s Kospi index rose 0.1%, while New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index slid 0.3%.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index climbed 0.7%. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.4%. Singapore’s Straits Times Index and Taiwan’s Taiex Index, both advanced 0.3%.
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