A Chinese investor eats lunch as she monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Asian stocks rose Wednesday, tracking gains on Wall Street as investor optimism mounted ahead of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve policy meeting. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) (The Associated Press)
SEOUL, South Korea – Asian stock markets and currencies were mostly higher Thursday as investors bet the Federal Reserve would not raise interest rates at this week's closely watched meeting.
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