Recovery in U.S. stocks fails to motivate Asian investors


The positive momentum seen in European and U.S. stocks on Monday was unable to translate into broader gains in Asian equities. While Japan’s Nikkei was up more than 1% in afternoon trading, the South Korean Kospi index traded slightly lower, with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng flirting with bear market territory.

Despite a slight return in appetite for equities, the risks have not changed. Emerging markets are still vulnerable to further shocks, and the U.S.-China trade dispute is likely to escalate further in the coming days. This makes it difficult for investors to make up their minds on… Read More

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