World Stock Markets Lifted Following Japanese Elections

World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward firmer openings and new record highs when the New York day session begins. Gold prices are lower in pre-U.S.-session trading, amid the better risk appetite seen in the marketplace in recent sessions. A firmer U.S. dollar indexx to start the trading week is also bearish for the gold and silver markets. In overnight news, the Japanese yen saw pressure against the U.S. dollar after Japanese elections showed Prime Minister Abe and his coalition government with a lop-sided victory in snap elections. To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2017 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post World Stock Markets Lifted Following Japanese Elections appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .
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