Asian markets gain ahead of ECB meeting

MarketWatch | Sep 11, 2019 at 3:56 AM
  • Asian markets mostly gained in early trading Wednesday, ahead of expected further monetary easing by the European Central Bank.
  • On Wall Street, investors continued to flock to smaller-company stocks they see as being better shielded from the fallout of the costly trade war between the U.S. and China than large multinationals.
  • The Labor Department will report the latest consumer price index figures on Thursday and the Commerce Department will report August retail sales data on Friday.