First Word Asia: The Mood on the Trading Floors After Fed Decision

Dec. 17, 2015

Bryan Curtis and Doug Krizner

Bryan Curtis and Doug Krizner

.Source: Bloomberg

So what was the mood like on the trading floors? Stocks and the dollar rose as the first U.S. interest-rate increase in almost a decade was welcomed across Asian markets. The reaction reflects confidence among investors that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand higher interest rates.

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