Asia trades mixed with focus on recovery

Friday, 17. September 2021 04:49

Major stock market indexes in Asia traded mixed on Friday with investors concerned about the new wave of infections that threatens to slow economic recovery after this week's lower than expected data.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite traded flat at 4:38 am CET, with the Shenzhen Composite down by 0.31% a minute later. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.16% at 4:39 am CET, with South Korea's Kospi flat at the same time. Japan's Nikkei 225 went up by 0.53% at 4:35 am CET.

At 4:41 am CET, the Australian S&P 200 lost 0.60%, as the dollar stood 0.14% higher against the yen, going for ¥109.8890.

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