Asian stocks steadied on Thursday after earlier losses, aided by a weaker dollar as markets studied Federal Reserve meeting minutes that indicated both readiness and caution over raising interest rates.
European markets were headed for a mixed start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain’s FTSE 100 to open 0.3 per cent lower, and Germany’s DAX and France’s CAC 40 to start the day slightly higher.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was unchanged, hovering near the highest level since July 2015 it hit on Wednesday. Earlier, the index lost as much as 0.15 per cent.
You might be interested
April 12, 2017
February 24, 2017
July 13, 2017
- Office 11A, Challenge House, 616 Mitcham Road, Croydon, CR0 3AA
- 020 3674 7958