Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a more accommodative stance at its policy meeting, but concerns over slowing global growth and U.S.-China trade talks are expected to limit gains.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.5 percent in early trade. In south korea, Kospi advanced 0.94 percent in early trade. Australia's ASX 200 as slightly highier in morning trade with the materials subindex rising 0.5 percent as shares of major miners such as Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton advenced.
Markets in Japan are closed on Thursday for a public holiday.
Source : Reuters