Asia Stocks Rise as Earnings Eyed

Gold Silver Reports (GSR) – Asia Stocks Rise as Earnings Eyed – Equity markets in Japan and Australia eked out feeble gains in a muted start, while Hong Kong stocks pointed higher. Futures on the S&P 500 Index climbed. The S&P 500 Index gained to the highest in almost a month and erased its loss for the year as investors turned their focus to the earnings season after there was no immediate reprisal to the U.S.-led missile strike in Syria and trade concerns took a back seat.