As trade talks are progressing, so do Asian stocks and indices, as we are waiting to see more improvement in the numbers. But the greenback is dipping as governmental shutdown of the United States progresses further.
Oil grows and precious metals perform mixed.
Apple sees some of the recovery, although there is no way to tell how long it is going to be.
Topix grew 1.1 percent.
Kospi added 1.8 percent.
S&P 500 futures gained 0.4 percent.
Hang Seng increased 2.4 percent.
Shanghai Composite surged 1.4 percent.
Nikkei Stock Average 225 gained 1.1 percent.
Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 1 percent.
Dollar lost 0.1 percent against the six major peers.
Euro costs $1.1457 – up by 0.1 percent.
Pound grew 0.2 percent - $1.2737.
Yen lost 0.1 percent – 108.85 yen per dollar.
Apple shares are up by 1.91 percent - $150.75.
Facebook grew 3.25 percent - $142.53.
Amazon is up by 1.66 percent - $1656.58 per share.
Tesla grew 0.12 percent - $335.35 per share.
WTI rose 1.33 percent - $50.44 per barrel.
Brent increased 1.16 percent - $59.4 per barrel.
Gold lost 0.26 percent - $1282.6 per ounce.
Silver lost another 0.46 percent - $15.64.
Platinum grew 0.47 percent - $823.22 per ounce.