Asian benchmarks mixed as markets await Fed rate moves


              Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks after announcing a rate increase in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks after announcing a rate increase in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Currency traders watch computer monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at a foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Markets: Asian stock markets tumbled Thursday after the Federal Reserve added to recession fears of a possible recession by saying it wasn't finished raising U.S. interest rates to cool inflation. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              A currency trader walks near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at a foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Markets: Asian stock markets tumbled Thursday after the Federal Reserve added to recession fears of a possible recession by saying it wasn't finished raising U.S. interest rates to cool inflation. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Currency traders watch computer monitors near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at a foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Markets: Asian stock markets tumbled Thursday after the Federal Reserve added to recession fears of a possible recession by saying it wasn't finished raising U.S. interest rates to cool inflation. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              A currency trader walks near the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at a foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Markets: Asian stock markets tumbled Thursday after the Federal Reserve added to recession fears of a possible recession by saying it wasn't finished raising U.S. interest rates to cool inflation. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks after announcing a rate increase in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks after announcing a rate increase in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks after announcing a rate increase in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks after announcing a rate increase in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks after announcing a rate increase in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks after announcing a rate increase in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Stocks are opening widely higher on Wall Street, Tuesday, Nov. 1, turning around after a loss a day earlier. Several companies were rising after reporting solid earnings or outlooks, including drugmaker Pfizer and Uber, which soared after issuing a strong forecast for bookings.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
            
              FILE - Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Stocks are opening widely higher on Wall Street, Tuesday, Nov. 1, turning around after a loss a day earlier. Several companies were rising after reporting solid earnings or outlooks, including drugmaker Pfizer and Uber, which soared after issuing a strong forecast for bookings.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
            
              People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of a decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve on an interest rate increase to curb inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              A cyclist rides past the Tokyo Stock Exchange building Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of a decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve on an interest rate increase to curb inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              A person wearing a protective mask walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of a decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve on an interest rate increase to curb inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People move past the Tokyo Stock Exchange building Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of a decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve on an interest rate increase to curb inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People move past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of a decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve on an interest rate increase to curb inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              A person wearing a protective mask walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of a decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve on an interest rate increase to curb inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              A security guard stands guard at the entrance of the Tokyo Stock Exchange building Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of a decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve on an interest rate increase to curb inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Asian benchmarks mixed as markets await Fed rate moves