Global Stock Markets, Precious Metals, Lifted By Hopes For Increased Demand From China
November 21, 2016 at 07:38 AM EST
World stock markets were mixed to firmer overnight, but selling pressure was limited by higher crude oil and precious metals prices, which in turn supported energy and mining stocks. Asian stock markets and precious metals markets were supported by comments from China's President Xi Jinping, who said his country will back a free trade area in the Asian region. That could mean more demand for raw commodities coming from China, the world's second-largest economy. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. 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 Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2016 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 Global Stock Markets, Precious Metals, Lifted By Hopes For Increased Demand From China appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .