Asia trades mostly higher after Wall Street, oil rally

Tuesday, 22. June 2021 04:36

Stock markets in Asia traded mostly higher on Tuesday after indexes in the United States closed with gains, with the Dow Jones jumping almost 600 points. Meanwhile, oil prices soared propped by increasing demand.

The Nikkei 225 shot up 2.94% at 4:32 am CET, while the S&P/ASX 200 added 1.38% at the same time. Hang Seng dropped 0.13% at 4:33 am CET, and the Kospi Composite improved by 0.55% at 4:13 am CET.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite was up by 0.79% at 4:33 am CET, while the Shenzhen Composite was flat at the same time.

The dollar traded 0.17% higher compared to the yen and sold for 110.4315 at 4:35 am CET.

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