TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_European shares are expected to rise, with pan-European Euro Stoxx 50 futures STXEc1 trading up 0.39% to hit its highest levels since June last year.
U.S. stock futures ESc1 rose 0.35% in Asia, a day after the S&P 500 .SPX gained 0.50%.
Technology sectors led New York gains on Monday while U.S.-listed shares of Chinese firms bounced up after big falls on Friday, with Alibaba (BABA.N) up 0.75% and Baidu (BIDU.O) rising 1.53%.
In Asia, the world’s largest contract chipmaker TSMC (2330.TW) of Taiwan jumped 2.9% to hit an all-time high.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS inched up 0.23% while Japan's Nikkei .N225 rose 0.6% and Australia's benchmark by 0.8%, some of that coming after the central bank cut rates for a third time this year.
Starting on Tuesday, Chinese markets are shut for a week to mark 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro dismissed reports that the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges as “fake news”, giving short-term players an excuse to buy back risk assets.
“Whether it was a fake news or not, it is becoming harder to know exactly what the U.S. administration will be doing,” said Takashi Hiroki, chief strategist at Monex Securities.
China and the United States are due to resume high-level trade talks next week in Washington.
“It’s not clear how the U.S.-China talks will progress, given there are hard-liners against China in the administration. But if there’s no further escalation in the upcoming meeting, markets will be relieved,” Hiroki said.