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With Fed out of the way, what's next on Wall Street?

With the US Federal Reserve finally announcing it will start tapering its stimulus, removing a big uncertainty in the market, can Wall Street expect a stronger finish to the year? Not really.

Emerging Asia currencies struggle as Fed move looms

Currencies in developing Asia struggled on as concerns grow that the US Federal Reserve will soon begin to unwind its massive stimulus programme, diverting cash back to the West.

Asian markets slump on fears over US Fed stimulus

Dealers ran for cover after a Wall Street sell-off, with the US Federal Reserve in focus before a policy meeting next week that many fear will herald the end of its USD85 billion-a-month bond-buying.