Asian Markets Advance Ahead Of U.S. Fed Decision

Asian Markets Advance Ahead Of U.S. Fed Decision

Asian stock markets, with the exception of China, are advancing on Thursday, tracking the overnight gains on Wall Street and in European markets. The rebound in crude oil and gold prices also boosted sentiment. Meanwhile, investors are bracing for the crucial U.S. Federal Reserve decision later in the day, on whether to raise short-term interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.