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Asian stock markets surge ahead Wednesday

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Asian equities popped Wednesday, helped in part by the ever-disintegrating JPY, which has lent a huge level of attractiveness to Japanese stocks. Not surprisingly, the Nikkei led the charge today, however Chinese markets also appeared to join in the fun.

Beginning with the indices and composites, the Shanghai rose +0.35% as it settles in region of 2224.80, up +7.79 points in these moments. In addition, the Nikkei 225 is trading in positive territory, operating at 15096.03, surging +337.61 points or +2.29% at the time of writing. Finally, the Hang Seng Index has edged higher today, trading in the zone of 23044.24, presently +0.50% after a movement of +113.96 points.

Moving to commodities the prices of gold and silver are trading at USD $1411.42 and $22.93 per oz. respectively. Moreover, the price of crude is operating at USD $93.52/bbl Wednesday.

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