Asian stocks rose, with the benchmark index headed for its highest close since Augustas Japanese shares surged on earnings and amid speculation the Federal Reserve will renew its commitment to asset purchases.
Nikkei 11, Yuanta Financial Holding Co. Nikkei 10, European stocks rose to the highest level in more than 23 months as companies reported earnings and a report showed house tranzacționare spm in 20 U. Royal Philips Electronics Tranzacționare spm climbed 2. The Stoxx Europe Index added 0. FTSE 6, The estimate survey was for million euros.
Sales gained 6. William Hill added 2. Software AG tumbled 17 percent to Revenue in the fourth quarter came in at million euros compared with estimates of The shares were sold at Indexes finished trading mixed dynamics on expectations complete meeting of the Federal Open Market.
Market participants ignored the data on consumer sentiment in the U. Today's report showed that U. However, the U. The reason for ignoring the expectations of players include the results of the upcoming meeting of the Fed.
From this meeting, market participants want to get more specific information on the timing of the super soft, the Fed's policy. Decrease in the indices restrict positive assessment by investors of the current season publish quarterly reports.
Most of the components of the index DOW show growth 20 of Support the shares of PFE have reported financial results for the last quarter. Revenue for the period fell by 6. No change is traded service sector and the technology sector.
At the close:.