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Asian Markets Extend Decline, Japan’s Nikkei Drops 1.79%

Asia-Pacific markets traded mostly lower on Friday, following overnight losses on Wall Street, as investors assessed monetary policy decisions from two key central banks. Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 1.79% in Asia to close at 28,545.68, while the Topix index was down 1.42% to 1,984.47. Chinese mainland shares also tumbled, with the Shanghai Composite falling 1.16% …

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Asian Markets Broadly Decline; ASX 200 Subindex Plunges 1.49%

Asia-Pacific markets declined on Friday as investors assess risks associated with the new omicron Covid variant and look ahead to key inflation data in the U.S. Japan’s Nikkei 225 extended losses from the previous session and was down 0.67%. The Topix index traded 0.53% lower. In South Korea, the Kospi fell 0.61% while the Kosdaq was down …

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Asian Markets Gain Amidst Concerns on Property Sector, Weibo Plummets 10%

Mainland Chinese markets jumped in Asia in afternoon trade on Wednesday. Troubled Chinese real estate developers are back in the spotlight, while Chinese social media giant Weibo had a disappointing market debut in Hong Kong. The Shanghai Composite climbed 1.18% to close at 3,637.57, while the Shenzhen component rose 1.82% to 14,964.46. The CSI 300 …

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Tech Shares Lead Asian Stocks Decline as Didi Suspension Resurfaces China’s Regulatory Concerns

Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Monday as Brent crude futures hovered around $76 while investors watched for developments from a meeting of OPEC and its allies. Shares of Chinese tech firms in Hong Kong fell on Monday trade as regulatory fears resurfaced. Tencent shares fell 3.57% while Alibaba dropped 2.83% and Meituan slipped 5.59%. …

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Asian Markets Drop Amidst Beijing’s Move to Retain Benchmark LPR

Shares in Asia-Pacific dropped on Monday, as Japan’s markets plummeted. Meanwhile, China kept its benchmark lending rate unchanged. Japanese stocks led losses regionally, with the Nikkei 225 falling 4% in Monday trade. It later pared some of those losses but still closed 3.29% lower at 28,010.93. The Topix index shed 2.42% to finish its trading day at …

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Asian Markets Mixed as India’s Central Bank Maintains Rates

Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Friday, as the Reserve Bank of India held steady on interest rates. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index closed 0.17% lower at 28,918.10. In mainland China, the Shanghai composite rose 0.21% on the day to 3,591.84 while the Shenzhen component gained 0.744% to close at 14,870.91. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.4% to close at …

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Asian Markets Mixed as Investors Watch on Oil Price Rally

Asia-Pacific markets traded mostly higher Monday but investors remained cautious over a resurgence in Covid-19 cases in some parts of the region as well as potential inflation pressures in the U.S. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 rose 0.17% to 28,364.61, trimming some of its earlier gains. The Topix index added 0.44% to 1,913.04. Singapore’s Straits Times Index …

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Asian Markets Mostly Mixed, NIkkei Drops 0.72% to close at 30,017.92

Stocks in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Friday following overnight declines for the major indexes on Wall Street. In Japan, the NIkkei 225 declined 0.72% to close at 30,017.92 while the Topix index shed 0.67% to finish its trading day at 1,928.95. Japan’s core consumer prices declined 0.6% in January as compared with a year earlier, according to …

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