Asia mostly higher after encouraging Chinese data

Wednesday, 01. July 2020 04:34

Equities on the Asian markets traded higher on Wednesday after it was reported that China’s manufacturing sector marked a monthly rise in business activity compared to the increase seen in May.

In mainland China, the Shenzhen Composite added 0.68% at 4:29 am CET, while the Shanghai Composite, increased by 0.38% at 4:14 am CET. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell by 0.19% while South Korea's Kospi gained 0.89% at 4:30 am CET. The Australian S&P/ASX 200 rose by 0.68% a minute later. Markets in Hong Kong were closed for trading on Wednesday for a holiday.

The dollar, however, fell 0.19% against the yen, going for ¥107.7320 at 04:33 am CET.

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