Asian stocks fell this week, with the regional benchmark gauge declining the most since August, amid concern improving U.S. economic data will spur the Federal Reserve to pare stimulus as soon as this month.
Most Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index posting its biggest weekly drop since August, as improving U.S. economic data fueled speculation the Federal Reserve may bring forward stimulus cuts.
Taiwan’s 10-year bonds fell this week, pushing the yield to the highest since Nov. 22, on speculation that improving U.S. data increases the chance the Federal Reserve will pare its stimulus. The local dollar rose.
China’s broadening national-security commitments, including a warning of defensive measures against foreign aircraft in its new East China Sea air zone, risk straining a military still catching up with its rivals.
Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index declining to a three-week low, amid concern signs of improvement in the U.S. jobs market will prompt the Federal Reserve to bring forward cuts to stimulus.
Royal DSM NA Chief Executive Officer Feike Sijbesma, who spent $3 billion making the world’s largest vitamin producer, now nurses solar panel and medical-implant investments to supplement a slower-growth materials unit.