• Asian stocks mixed after Fed says ready to act on inflation

    8 days ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after Federal Reserve officials indicated they were ready to raise interest rates sooner than expected if needed to cool inflation.
    Shanghai and Seoul declined while Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced.
    Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index gained 0.2% before markets closed for a U.S. holiday. They reopen Friday for a shortened trading session.
    Fed officials at their October policy meeting said they “would not hesitate” to respond to inflation, according to notes released Wednesday. They foresaw the possibility of raising rates “sooner...
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  • Asian stocks down after Fed says ready to act on inflation

    Asian stocks down after Fed says ready to act on inflation

    8 days ago - By Stl Today

    BEIJING - Asian stock markets fell Thursday after Federal Reserve officials indicated they were ready to raise interest rates sooner than expected if needed to cool inflation.
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