Janet Yellen announced that the interest hike at December is a "live possibility" to the extent economic data supports the hypothesis. Fed only needs the economy to continue at the current pace to pull the trigger in December. And this perspective isn't pleasant to Asian markets, which is eager for stimulus everywhere and doesn't want a all a stronger dollar for them. Well, expect Japan. Japan did a good score especially because of the jump of the stronger dollar, with $1 = 121.65 Yen at the time of writing. While, Australian major banks all gone down with miners struggling with falling prices. The numbers, now: NIKKEI got +1% or +189.50 pts at 19,116.41 pts. Hang Sang Index is at 23,051.04 pts with -0.01% or -2.53 pts. Shangai Composite is at 3,524.26 pts with +1.87% or +64.62 pts. KOSPI got -0.16% or -3.36 pts at 2,049.41 pts. Finally, ASX 200 is at 5,193.00 pts with -0.94% or -49.30 pts.