Asia-Pacific trades mixed following global selloff

Tuesday, 21. September 2021 07:22

Major stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region traded mixed on Tuesday, following yesterday's global selloff. The Reserve Bank of Australia noted that there will not be a rate rise until 2024, as the pandemic continues to introduce uncertainty to the economy. Meanwhile, the United States and South Korea are discussing a coronavirus vaccine swap.

Japan's Nikkei 225 declined 1.81% at 7:17 am CET, while the S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.19% a minute later. The Hang Seng dropped 0.57% at 7:19 am CET. The dollar gained 0.11% on the yen trading for ¥109.5505 at 7:20 am CET. Markets in mainland China and South Korea are closed due to a holiday.

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