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Global stocks gain as markets await US Fed chair speech

Updated: 25 Aug 2022, 02:39 PM IST
TL;DR.
  • Benchmarks rose in Europe in early trading after finishing higher in Japan, Australia, South Korea and China. Trading was temporarily delayed in Hong Kong by a storm.
The seal of the US Federal Reserve Board of Governors near the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C., US, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. The Federal Reserve chair's speech this week at the Jackson Hole symposium is expected to offer clues on the Fed's tightening path, with hedge funds making record bets that the US central bank will stick to its hawkish script. Photographer: Graeme Sloan/Bloomberg

The seal of the US Federal Reserve Board of Governors near the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C., US, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. The Federal Reserve chair's speech this week at the Jackson Hole symposium is expected to offer clues on the Fed's tightening path, with hedge funds making record bets that the US central bank will stick to its hawkish script. Photographer: Graeme Sloan/Bloomberg