Rallying stock markets have seen the future

Stock markets in Asia and around the world have been rallying in recent days – despite a slew of weak economic data. At the start of the week, China’s Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3%, Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 gained 1.4%, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng 1.9%, Seoul’s Kospi was 0.2% higher and Sydney’s S&P/ASX 200 added 1.2%. […]