Markets in Japan, China, S.Korea mixed amid Nissan report, data

Friday, 19. April 2019 04:27

Markets in Japan, China and South Korea traded mixed on Friday, while markets in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and Indonesia were closed due to a public holiday. Investors kept an eye on reports that carmaker Nissan plans to cut its global output by 15% and that Japan's inflation went up 0.5% in March. The White House also said that US President Donald Trump will visit Japan from May 25 to 28 and meet the new emperor.

Japanese Nikkei 225 traded 0.58% higher at 4:23 am CET. The dollar traded 0.05% lower against the yen, to go for 111.9370 at 4:20 am CET.

The Shanghai Composite declined by 0.19% at 4:24 am CET while the Shenzhen Composite dropped 0.23% at the same time.

South Korean Kospi Composite was up 0.28% at 4:19 am CET.

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