Asian Financial Markets, Currencies Rally After Fed Continues Stimulus

Asia’s financial markets rallied in buoyant trading Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke surprised investors by announcing the Fed would continue a multibillion dollar financial stimulus program aimed at the continuing uneven performance of the U.S. economy. 
The rally Thursday on Asia’s financial  markets sent share prices higher and was marked by a surge in currencies that sent the U.S. dollar down.  Many investors had expected the U.S. …

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