Asian markets mixed amid Omicron concerns

Monday, 06. December 2021 04:17

Equities in the Asia-Pacific region started this week's trading session mixed with investors concerned that the new Omicron variant of the COVID-19 could derail the global economic recovery.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite went up by 0.32% at 4:11 am CET, as the Shenzhen Composite traded. South Korea's Kospi added 0.06% at 4:13 am CET, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng down by 1.15% at the same time.

The dollar traded 0.20% higher against the yen, going for ¥112.9980 at 4:14 am CET, as the Australian S&P 200 fell by 0.21%. At 4:35 am CET, Japan's Nikkei 225 decreased by 0.58%,

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