Asian stocks mixed after data from Japan

Tuesday, 14. September 2021 07:21

Shares on the major stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region traded mixed on Tuesday as the investors digested data released by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI). The ministry revealed the industrial production in the country slid by 1.5% on a monthly level in July. On the COVID front, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe described the coronavirus' Delta variant as a "significant" hindrance to the economic recovery.

The Nikkei 225 increased by 0.63% at 07:17 am CET. The dollar added 0.07% against the yen to sell for 110.0675 at the same time.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng slid 0.18% at 7:18 am CET. In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite stood flat at 7:03 am CET and the Shenzhen Composite increased by 0.83% at the same time.

In South Korea, the Kospi rallied 1.13% at 7:19 am CET and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.06% a minute after that.

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