February 28, 2019
Asian indices finished lower today amid renewed geopolitical concerns including the conflict between India and Pakistan. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent as more weak data weighed on investor’s sentiment. In Tokyo, the Nikkei225 dipped 0.87 percent to 21,385 while the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong ended 0.11 lower to 28,725. Australian stocks managed to finish the day in positive territory after see-sawing in the earlier part of the session. The ASX 200 inched higher by 18 points or 0.3% to 6169.