Asian shares rested at record highs on Thursday as investors digested recent meaty gains, while bulls were sustained by the promise of endless free money after a benign reading on US inflation and a dovish Federal Reserve outlook.
In Asia, the hang seng gained 0.45%, Jakarta composites surged 0.33%,SGX Nifty rose 0.28% while the set composites lost 0.51%,straits times fell 0.01%.
European stocks inched higher on Thursday amid a pause in Wall Street rally and more muted trade in Asia-Pacific due to the Lunar New Year holiday.
In Europe, The DAX is up 0.49% while the FTSE 100 gains 0.13%. The CAC 40 is off 0.17%.