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Asia Markets Mixed Ahead of NFP, GBPUSD Lower

July 6, 2019

Asian indices finished mixed today as investors turn cautious ahead of the important AFP data from the USA. The Nikkei225 finished 0.20 percent higher at 21,746 the Hang Seng slipped 0.07 percent at 28,774. The Shanghai Composite finished 0.19 percent lower to 3,015, while in Singapore the FTSE Straits Times index finished 0.12 percent higher to 3,011.

Global Growth Worries Send Asian Stocks Lower

January 22, 2019

Asian indices dropped Tuesday as global growth worries are on the headlines again. Japan’s Nikkei225 index shed 0.5%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.9% and Shanghai Composite index fell 0.7%, Australian stocks have snapped a five session winning streak with the ASX 200 declining by 32 points or 0.5% to 5859. The Aussie dollar has also fallen to its lowest levels in a fortnight as it eased throughout the local session. Australian 10-year bond yields fell one basis point to 2.30%. Ten-year Treasury yields lost 3 basis points to 2.75%.

Asian Markets Tumbles over 2%

December 6, 2018

Asian stock indices took a hit on the chin led by technologies stocks after Canadian authorities arrested the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies for allegedly violating Iran sanctions. No major gains due to concerns for European Union. Gold bullish momentum sturdy.