A currency trader reacts near a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room of the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. Asian stock markets bound higher Friday after investors got just what they wanted - big moves by the Federal Reserve to help the U.S. economy out of its funk.
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published Friday, September 14th, 2012
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MILAN — World stock markets shot higher Friday after the Federal Reserve met investor expectations by giving the green light to big asset purchases to boost the U.S. economy.