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Asian stock markets rose Monday, led by a near 4 percent surge in Japan, after Wall Street's rebound eased nerves about the outlook for the world economy and investors looked ahead to a report on China's economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 soared 3.8 percent to 15,083.91, helped by exporter stocks as the dollar resumed its rise against the yen and a report the Government Pension Fund will increase its domestic equity holdings to 25 percent from 12 percent.
Tokyo stocks jumped more than three per cent in early trade on Monday , following sharp gains on Wall Street at the end of last week, while a weaker yen boosted exporters. TOKYO: Tokyo stocks jumped more than three per cent in early trade on Monday , following sharp gains on Wall Street at the end of last week, while a weaker yen boosted exporters.
The New Zealand dollar gained against the Japanese yen as improved US economic data bolstered sentiment on global growth, prompting investors to reduce holdings of safe haven currencies such as the yen. The kiwi rose to 84.73 yen at 8am in Wellington, from 84.15 yen at 5pm on Friday.
"Price-to-earnings valuations for defense prime contractors have risen since the U.S. stepped up engagement with the Islamic State [to as much as] 14.25x. [However,] meaningfully higher defense budgets are unlikely due to budget constraints and the limited scope of engagement."
The recent slump in U.S. stock prices, in which the S&P 500 index has posted four straight weekly losses for the first time in more than three years, is unlikely to go on for much longer, one of America's best-known investment strategists said on Sunday. Byron Wien, veteran investor and vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners, part of investment and advisory firm Blackstone Group LP, told reporters on the sidelines of a conference in Dubai it was unlikely the U.S. market would fall much further.
The past week's market gyrations left investors shook up, but bulls are finding some encouragement in a historical tendency for stocks to rally from around mid-autumn into spring. Looking back to the end of World War II, the Oct. 31 to April 30 period is typically the strongest period for stocks, with an average 7.1% gain for the S&P 500 says Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Bank of Montreal, in a note.
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