Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's convincing election victory lifted the Nikkei to its highest in 21 years and world stocks to an all-time high on Monday, despite an escalation of Spain's constitutional crisis that weighed on the country's banks. Fresh optimism about tax cuts in the United States had pushed Wall Street to a new record on Friday, while President Donald Trump indicated that the re-appointment of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was still a possibility. European shares traded slightly lower, with Madrid's bourse underperforming its peers as the ...
Abenomics: Victory for Shinzo in Japan lifts world stocks to record high
Fresh optimism about tax cuts in the United States had pushed Wall Street to a new record