Asia-Pacific trades mixed following data

Monday, 07. June 2021 07:33

Major stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region traded mixed on Monday, as investors looked at the impact the latest economic reports will have. China's trade surplus expanded nearly $3 billion in May, while the job numbers from the United States are likely to further influence the markets. Meanwhile, Japan reportedly plans to introduce coronavirus vaccine passports during the summer, as the country's government pushes to revive the economy.

The Nikkei 225 increased 0.33% at 7:22 am CET, while the Kospi Composite gained 0.47% at the same time. The S&P/ASX 200 was down 0.08% a minute later, with the Hang Seng also losing 0.63% concurrently.

In mainland China, the Shenzen Composite declined 0.44% at 7:24 am CET, while the Shanghai Composite was down 0.09%.

The dollar stood flat against the yen trading for ¥109.4905 at 9:31 am CET.

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