Apr 24, 2013
Asian markets rise after Wall Street earnings
FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Earnings season in the US, with Apple announcing its report after the NY close, is also affecting Asia and its equity indexes. Mainland China’s Shanghai Composite (+1.13%), Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (+1.49%), Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average (+2.06%) and South Korea’s Kospi (+0.82%) closed higher on Wednesday, and are now passing the torch to Europe. Futures for the German DAX 30 (+0.04%) and the French CAC 40 (+0.19%) are signaling a higher opening. Ahead on the economic calendar is German IFO survey for April, coupled with Spain PPI and Italy Retail Sales.