World markets have been taking a nosedive in recent days on emerging markets worries and the US Federal Reserve's tapering of bond purchases. We take a look at Asian markets in particular.
Stock investors are in celebratory mood as no other asset class is doing better than equities these days. As the bull run continues breaking all-time highs virtually every week, DW's Lars Halter sees clouds emerging.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 has posted the longest winning streak in its nearly 70-year history as markets cheered the weekend election victory of Japan's pro-business Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Japan's stock market has continued its rally as investors are optimistic about the mid-term prospects for the global economy. The Kobe Steel data scandal no longer seems to worry traders that much.
Stocks on Wall Street have opened higher as financial markets have put behind the nervousness that had beset them after Donald Trump's election victory. Investors were surprisingly upbeat also in other world regions.
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