Asian stock markets sank on Wednesday, tracking overnight losses on Wall Street as investors awaited an interest rate hike and more hawkish signals from the Federal Reserve. Hong Kong’s technology-heavy Hang Seng index continued to lag behind its peers, falling 1.5%, while Japan’s Nikkei index lost 1.3%. The day’s losses also negated a soft rebound seen earlier this week. […]

European Stock Futures Lower; Fed Minutes Seen Key Asian stocks poised for first monthly loss since October on bond rout

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asian stocks were on track for their first monthly loss since last October though markets were up on Wednesday and the U.S. dollar stood tall as investors focused on growing signs of a sure-footed global economic recovery. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan climbed for a fourth consecutive […]