Asian Shares Inch Higher, Euro Teeters on Weak Economic Outlook
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 08:28 WIB | MARKET UPDATE | Indeks MSCI Asia PasifikSaham Asia

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures edged cautiously higher on Wednesday as investors tried to shake off worries about the coronavirus epidemic following a slight decline in the number of new cases.

MSCI™s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.01%. Australian shares were up 0.14%, while Japan™s Nikkei stock index rose 0.61%.

The euro languished at a three-year low versus the dollar as disappointing data from Germany, Europe™s largest economy, has stoked fears that the euro zone is more vulnerable to external shocks than previously thought.

Source : Reuters

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