Asia stocks sag as Fed tempers Wall Street rally, dollar firm
Updated : November 09, 2018 08:22 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.06 percent. The index was still headed for a sizable gain of more than 6 percent this week, during which it rose to a one-month high.
The S&P 500 lost 0.25 percent and the Nasdaq shed 0.53 percent on Thursday after the Fed's statement, and energy stocks were the biggest drag on the S&P as US crude oil prices fell.
The dollar traded at 113.995 yen after brushing a five-week high of 114.09 overnight.
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