Global Markets Eye Fed Policy Decision, JSE Closes Weaker

U.S. stocks remained listless, the dollar slipped and Treasuries edged higher as investors count down to the Federal Reserve’s rate decision and press conference. Commodities advanced as oil rose alongside industrial metals. The Fed may confirm a start date for its balance sheet wind-down.     Asian markets The Topix index ended the session in ...
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Global Markets: Geopolitical Tension Affects Markets

Stocks slumped around the world and havens including gold jumped after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan, rattling markets from New York to London to Sydney. Gasoline climbed as energy companies braced for another hit from Tropical Storm Harvey. Asian markets Japan’s Topix index closed 0.2% lower after falling as much as 0.7%, ...
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