Emerging stocks fell a second day as disappointing Chinese earnings and tensions on the Korean peninsula overshadowed gains in eastern European equities. Brazilian shares slumped the most in six weeks.
The exchange-traded fund tracking emerging-market stocks dropped for a second day as declining utility and resource stocks offset advances in consumer and financial shares. South Africa’s rand sank to the weakest level since 2009.
Asian stocks gained, with the regional benchmark index heading for the highest close in two weeks, after U.S. new-home construction rose to a four-year high and Chinese shares rallied on speculation policy makers will add stimulus measures.
The following companies may have unusual price changes in Asian trading tomorrow. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are as of the latest close. The information in each item was released after markets shut unless stated otherwise.