Most Asian shares rise after Suga's resignation, US jobs data

Monday, 06. September 2021 04:50

Equities on the Asian markets started the week's trading session mostly higher on Monday, as investors reacted to Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's resignation as well as the release of US jobs figures, which disappointed expectations.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite increased by 0.55% at 4:43 am CET, with the Shenzhen Composite rising 1.53% a minute later. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.17% at 4:45 am CET, as South Korea's Kospi Composite went down by 0.11%. At 4:35 am CET, Japan's Nikkei 225 increased by 1.75%.

The dollar traded 0.08% higher against the yen, going for ¥109.7795 at 4:46 am CET, as the Australian S&P 200 lost 0.68%.

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