Tuesday Outlook: Asian stocks defy Wall Street gains; US futures down

SourceZawya
SectorFinancial Markets
CountryGCC

Tuesday Outlook: Asian stocks defy Wall Street gains; US futures down Oil steady; dollar flirts with 3-week low    A decoration for celebrating new year is seen next to a stock index board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, January 6, 2020. Zawya brings you all the latest news and insights relevant to Middle East and global investors in equities, commodities and currencies.Asian shares defy Wall St gains as China rally coolsOn Wall Street, the Nasdaq Composite on Monday staged its biggest one-day rally in a month, jumping 2.56%Dollar flirts with 3-wk low as investors count on eventual stimulusThe dollar index stood at 93.036, just above Friday's near-three-week low of 92.997Gold eases as dollar ticks upU.S. gold futures were down 0.3% to $1,923Oil prices steady amid return of supply, while ...read more...