SYDNEY (Reuters) – The dollar was on the defensive Thursday after suffering its worst drubbing in five months while bonds celebrated a comeback on speculation the Federal Reserve might not tighten U.S. policy as aggressively as previously thought.
U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both dipping, while the Nasdaq Composite advanced slightly in a quiet session the day before Thanksgiving. Asian markets are trading flat on Thursday morning. Markets are closed in Japan for Labor Thanksgiving. In after-hours stock news: SandRidge Energy (SD) surged 8.5% after activist […]
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday as speculation the Federal Reserve might not tighten U.S. policy as aggressively as first thought slugged the dollar and boosted bonds globally.
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