Asian markets higher ahead of Fed rates decision


              Currency traders work 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, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. Shares have advanced in Asia despite a retreat on Wall Street. Hong Kong jumped more than 3% and most other indexes saw strong gains. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              A currency trader walks work near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at a foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. Shares have advanced in Asia despite a retreat on Wall Street. Hong Kong jumped more than 3% and most other indexes saw strong gains. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              A currency trader stands 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, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. Shares have advanced in Asia despite a retreat on Wall Street. Hong Kong jumped more than 3% and most other indexes saw strong gains. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Currency traders watch their computer monitors at a foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. Shares have advanced in Asia despite a retreat on Wall Street. Hong Kong jumped more than 3% and most other indexes saw strong gains. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              A currency trader walks by 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, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. Shares have advanced in Asia despite a retreat on Wall Street. Hong Kong jumped more than 3% and most other indexes saw strong gains. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, but with one day left in October major indexes are still headed for big gains for the month. Investors this week will be watching for another extra-large interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve, part of the central bank's fight against inflation, and the government's monthly report on the job market. (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 lower on Wall Street, but with one day left in October major indexes are still headed for big gains for the month. Investors this week will be watching for another extra-large interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve, part of the central bank's fight against inflation, and the government's monthly report on the job market. (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 lower on Wall Street, but with one day left in October major indexes are still headed for big gains for the month. Investors this week will be watching for another extra-large interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve, part of the central bank's fight against inflation, and the government's monthly report on the job market. (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 lower on Wall Street, but with one day left in October major indexes are still headed for big gains for the month. Investors this week will be watching for another extra-large interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve, part of the central bank's fight against inflation, and the government's monthly report on the job market. (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 lower on Wall Street, but with one day left in October major indexes are still headed for big gains for the month. Investors this week will be watching for another extra-large interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve, part of the central bank's fight against inflation, and the government's monthly report on the job market. (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 lower on Wall Street, but with one day left in October major indexes are still headed for big gains for the month. Investors this week will be watching for another extra-large interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve, part of the central bank's fight against inflation, and the government's monthly report on the job market. (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 lower on Wall Street, but with one day left in October major indexes are still headed for big gains for the month. Investors this week will be watching for another extra-large interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve, part of the central bank's fight against inflation, and the government's monthly report on the job market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)
            
              FILE- A sign for New York Stock Exchange is displayed on the floor at the NYSE in New York, July 27, 2022. Most stocks are rising on Wall Street Friday, Oct. 28, led by Apple, Exxon Mobil and other companies that made even bigger profits during the summer than expected. T (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
            
              FILE- A sign for New York Stock Exchange is displayed on the floor at the NYSE in New York, July 27, 2022. Most stocks are rising on Wall Street Friday, Oct. 28, led by Apple, Exxon Mobil and other companies that made even bigger profits during the summer than expected. T (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
            
              FILE- A sign for New York Stock Exchange is displayed on the floor at the NYSE in New York, July 27, 2022. Most stocks are rising on Wall Street Friday, Oct. 28, led by Apple, Exxon Mobil and other companies that made even bigger profits during the summer than expected. T (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
            
              Pedestrian wearing protective masks pass in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday ahead of what is expected to be a Federal Reserve decision this week to raise interest rates again amid investor hopes the U.S. central bank will scale back plans for more increases. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              A person wearing a protective mask walks in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday ahead of what is expected to be a Federal Reserve decision this week to raise interest rates again amid investor hopes the U.S. central bank will scale back plans for more increases. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People stand in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday ahead of what is expected to be a Federal Reserve decision this week to raise interest rates again amid investor hopes the U.S. central bank will scale back plans for more increases. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              A person wearing a protective mask looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday ahead of what is expected to be a Federal Reserve decision this week to raise interest rates again amid investor hopes the U.S. central bank will scale back plans for more increases. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Asian markets higher ahead of Fed rates decision