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Asian shares witnessed a considerable increase on Thursday following the minutes of the Federal Reserve which managed to raise market anticipation for further financial stimulus. But any gains generated were trimmed by a less than satisfactory reading from a survey conducted on Chinese manufacturing operations.
The prominent rise witnessed by Asian shares on Tuesday has been attributed to the expectation of additional stimulus from the United States Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. Policy meetings were convened by both institutions this week but the doubts surrounding the lasting success of any sort of measures taken by the ECB put a ceiling on the euro.
It has been a fourth consecutive session for the fall of Asian stocks after Friday’s weak U.S. employment data and China’s faster-than-expected inflation numbers hurt risk appetite while Japanese exporters were hit by a stronger yen. Investor confidence in the U.S. economic recovery was shaken by a sharp slowdown in U.S. non-farm payrolls data released on Friday.
Strong gains in global equities just overnight have made the Asian shares shoot up, especially after hard manufacturing data from the United States, and as leading Asian exporters offset signs of mild recession in Europe.