Asian stocks follow Wall St higher ahead of Fed chair speech


              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell smiles and walks after his speech at the central bank's annual symposium at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. in Moran, Wyo. (AP Photo/Amber Baesler)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, Serena Williams, founder of Serena Ventures, poses for a photo on the NYSE bell podium during opening bell ceremonies, Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. Serena Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Washington, D.C. (Allie Joseph/New York Stock Exchange via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, Serena Williams, second from left, rings the NYSE opening bell, Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. She is joined by NYSE Chair Sharon Bowen, left, Serena Ventures General Partner Alison Rapaport, third left, and NYSE President Lynn Martin. (Allie Joseph/New York Stock Exchange via AP)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - A screen displays market data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Stocks are holding steady in the early going on Wall Street, Friday, Aug. 26,  ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the head of the Federal Reserve that's expected to yield more clues on the central bank's outlook on the economy, inflation and interest rates.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in New York.  Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street, Thursday, Aug. 25, but major indexes remain in the red for the week.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              People wearing protective masks stand in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday ahead of speech by the Federal Reserve chair that investors hoped would shed light on plans for more interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              A person wearing a protective mask rides a bicycle in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday ahead of speech by the Federal Reserve chair that investors hoped would shed light on plans for more interest rate hikes. (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 Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday ahead of speech by the Federal Reserve chair that investors hoped would shed light on plans for more interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People wearing protective masks stand in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday ahead of speech by the Federal Reserve chair that investors hoped would shed light on plans for more interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Asian stocks follow Wall St higher ahead of Fed chair speech