Indian Morning Briefing: Asian Markets Mixed; FOMC Meeting, China-U.S. Trade Relations Likely to Be in Focus

 Indian Morning Briefing: Asian Markets Mixed; FOMC Meeting, China-U.S. Trade Relations Likely to Be in Focus
GLOBAL MARKETS 
DJIA             35913.84     94.28     0.26% 
Nasdaq           15595.92     97.53     0.63% 
S&P 500           4613.67      8.29     0.18% 
FTSE 100          7288.62     51.05     0.71% 
Nikkei Stock     29567.56    -79.52    -0.27% 
Hang Seng        25488.82    334.50     1.33% 
Kospi             3026.64     47.70     1.60% 
SGX Nifty*       18012.50      15.5     0.09% 
*Nov contract 
 
USD/JPY    113.95-96  -0.04% 
Range      114.15   113.92 
EUR/USD    1.1597-600 -0.06% 
Range      1.1609   1.1595 
 
CBOT Wheat Dec $7.972 per bushel 
Spot Gold  $1,791.66/oz -0.1% 
Nymex Crude (NY) $83.94 $0.37 
 
 
US STOCKS 

U.S. stocks continued a weekslong march higher, a display of investor confidence in the economy’s bumpy recovery.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.3% — briefly jumping above 36000 for the first time in the first 15 minutes of trading. The S&P 500 finished 0.2% higher, after the index…

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