Asia-Pacific trades higher, Shenzhen rises more than 1%

Thursday, 10. June 2021 07:34

Major stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region traded higher on Thursday, as investors looked ahead as to what the upcoming G7 summit would mean for global economies. Japan reported a better than expected increase in its producer prices in May, while China continued its crackdown on crypto trading. Meanwhile, the United States is pondering a change to how stocks are priced and traded.

In mainland China, the Shenzen Composite surged 1.43% at 7:28 am CET, while the Shanghai Composite increased 0.81%. Over in Hong Kong, the Hang Seng gained 0.29% a minute later.

The Kospi Composite was up by 0.30% at 7:30 am CET, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 jumped 0.49% a minute later. The Nikkei 225 rose 0.35% at 7:32 am CET, as the dollar declined 0.09% against the yen trading for ¥109.5385 concurrently.

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