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Asian Markets Mixed; Shenzhen Down 1.03%, Hang Seng Rises 0.13%.

Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Friday as some major markets in the region, including Hong Kong and Singapore, closed early for Christmas Eve. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index advanced 0.13% on the day to close at 23,223.76. Mainland Chinese stocks, on the other hand, closed lower. The Shanghai Composite fell 0.69% to 3,618.05 while …

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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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Asian Stocks Mixed as Investors Watch for Fed Symposium; Shanghai Composite Advances 0.59%

Asia-Pacific markets traded mixed on Friday as investors remained cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole symposium where Fed Chair Jerome Powell is due to speak. In Australia, the benchmark ASX 200 closed fractionally lower at 7,488.30. The heavily-weighted financials subindex rose 0.25% while the energy sector was flat and materials fell 0.45%. The Nikkei …

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Asian Markets Drop as China’s Economic Data Shows Industrial Production was at 6.4%

Asia-Pacific stocks slipped on Monday as investors reacted to the release of Chinese economic data for July. Retail sales in China rose 8.5% in July as compared with a year ago, according to official data released Monday. That was far lower than the 11.5% rise forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll. Meanwhile, industrial production grew 6.4% …

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Asian Markets Gain as Data shows China’s Service Industry Grew by 3.6 points

Shares in major Asia-Pacific markets rose on Wednesday, as a private survey showed accelerating Chinese services activity growth in July. Mainland Chinese stocks closed higher, with the Shenzhen component advancing 1.72% to 14,990.11 while the Shanghai composite gaining 0.85% to 3,477.22. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index closed 0.88% higher at 26,426.55, with shares of Chinese tech giant Tencent jumping …

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Asian Stocks Extends Decline as Chinese Tech Regulatory Concerns Sends Pressure on Markets

Shares in Asia-Pacific mostly declined on Thursday, as Chinese tech stocks in Hong Kong came under pressure after regulatory fears resurfaced. In Thursday afternoon trade in Hong Kong, shares of Tencent dropped 3.74% while Alibaba declined 4.13% and Meituan plunged 6.43%. The Hang Seng Tech index declined 3.71% to 7,321.98. Beijing recently announced a stepping up in oversight on Chinese listings in …

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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 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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Asian Markets Climb on Vaccine Optimism and Drop in COVID-19 Infections

Asian shares advanced on Tuesday, lifted by the economic recovery, vaccine rollouts and signs that new coronavirus cases may be abating as mainland China remain closed for the Lunar New Year holiday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index, which returned to trade following holidays in the last few days, jumped 1.9% to close at 30,746.66. Cinema stocks …

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Global Markets Weekly Market Review – Week 31, 2020

Investors were braced for a record RMB 1.36 trillion of restricted shares scheduled to be unlocked and available for trading in the A-share market—an influx similar to one that occurred in May and June 2015, which was followed by heavy selling of previously restricted shares by large institutional investors.