U.S. Markets closed

Shares in Asia little changed as investors grapple with dovish Fed

Eustance Huang

In overnight market action stateside, stocks advanced as investors continued to grapple with the potential implications of a recent U.S. Federal Reserve policy statement. Major Asian stock markets closed little changed on Friday following a roller-coaster session that sent shares oscillating between positive and negative territory as investors grappled with the consequences of a more dovish U.S. Federal Reserve . The broad MSCI Asia ex-Japan index was 0.22 percent higher at 531.26, as of 4:03 p.m. HK/SIN.