Global stocks under a cloud as US political uncertainty adds to growth fears
Updated : December 26, 2018 08:31 AM IST
Asian equities were shaky on Wednesday following the plunge in Wall Street on Christmas eve in the face of a series of unnerving US political developments, including a US federal government shutdown and President Donald Trump’s increasingly hostile stance toward the Federal Reserve chairman.
S&P 500 e-mini futures were effectively flat, pointing toward a subdued start for Wall Street when the US market reopens after Christmas Day, when many of the world’s financial markets were shut.
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