Wall Street stocks Wednesday finished mixed after the US Federal Reserve kept interest rates near zero and government data showed surprisingly strong second-quarter US economic growth.
Asia’s markets mostly rose Wednesday, extending a recent rally, with a weaker yen boosting Tokyo while investors await the release this week of key US data and the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting.
US stocks Tuesday finished lower after the United States and European Union broadened sanctions on Russia, overshadowing US economic data and earnings reports.
Caution is the watchword market traders may be guided by in the weeks ahead.
Asian markets extended their gains Tuesday following a mixed lead from Wall Street as investors await the release of key US data later in the week.