Wednesday Morning Cheat Sheet: 3 Stories Moving Markets
Markets were mixed in Asia on Wednesday. Japan’s Nikkei edged up 0.01 percent to 14,425.10, and the yen weakened slightly to 100.315 against the dollar. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng fell 0.17 percent to 22,937.10, while in Shanghai, the Composite climbed 0.15 percent to 2,241.27. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 climbed 0.64 percent to 5,234.39.
European markets were also mixed in midday trading. Germany’s DAX was up 0.55 percent, London’s FTSE 100 was off 0.06 percent, and the STOXX 50 index was up 0.25 percent. The euro was up slightly at 1.3269 against the dollar.
U.S. futures at 8:35 a.m.: DJIA: -0.01%, S&P 500: -0.12%, NASDAQ: -0.42%.
Here are three stories to keep an eye on.