International market indices, like Japan's Nikkei 225 (^N225) and Europe's STOXX 600 (^STOXX), are moving higher after Nvidia (NVDA) reported better-than-expected earnings results in its fourth-quarter report. The company's earnings have sent a ripple effect through both the US and global equity markets as many on Wall Street continue to buy into the AI hype. Yahoo Finance Anchors Rachelle Akuffo and Akiko Fujita break down the latest developments for international markets and what the Nvidia-fueled rally could mean for the AI boom moving forward. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live. Editor's note: This article was written by Nicholas Jacobino
Stock market indexes (^DJI, ^IXIC, ^GSPC) open Thursday's session in the green coming off of Nvidia's (NVDA) overwhelming fourth-quarter earnings beat. From the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Yahoo Finance Reporter Madison Mills monitors this morning's market action seen in US equities and Japan's Nikkei 225 index (^N225). For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live. Editor's note: This article was written by Luke Carberry Mogan.
Back when the Nikkei hit its 1989 peak, Japanese stocks briefly eclipsed U.S. stocks in market value. Japan, recently demoted to the world's fourth largest economy, now has a much smaller share of global stock market value even as the Nikkei has finally overcome its 34-year-old high.