This week begins with the tense at the political area around the world, which has its impact on the indexes.
American President Donald Trump is chasing Barack Obama, accusing him in wiretapping, and it shadowing the USA shares. Chinese government can’t solve the problem with its neighbor South Korea and missiles. Meanwhile, North Korea is firing ballistic missiles up in the air and it worries all the East Asian countries.
European countries are suffering from their own inner problems, losing the income of their stock futures.
American futures lost 0.45 percent during the morning trades. Japanese Nikkei has lost 0.5 percent this Monday.
Spread-betters predict the new lows at the European indexes. They believe that British FTSE and German DAX will lose 0.4 percent at the opening.
As for the MSCI Asian-Pacific broadest index outside Japan, today it went 0.4 percent higher, with almost all its markets on the high territories.
South Korean index KOSPI, despite all the outside problems with China and corruption scandal near the state officials, managed to grow up and even end up with small gains during the trades.
According to the strategist Yukino Yamada, Asian stocks were lifted by the speculations of the future American interest rate hike. The economic growth in China is very optimistic for the last few months, and together with higher prices on commodities, it helps stocks to rise higher.
Analysts can’t be sure about the terms of the increase, as far as the Fed’s Chair Janet Yellen has started again their favorite policy not to give any detailed info before the hike.