Asia mixed despite positive data

Monday, 19. October 2020 07:40

Major Asian stock markets traded mixed on Monday even though the data from China was positive. Retail sales of consumer goods for September in China advanced by 3.3%, and the country's industrial production advanced 6.9% in May year-on-year/

The Nikkei 225 went up by 1.19% at 7:30 am CET, while Hang Seng inclined 0.61% concurrently. The Kospi in Seoul gained 0.57% a minute later, while the Shanghai Composite and the Shenzhen Composite fell 0.29% and 0.69% at the same time, respectively. The S&P/ASX 200 in Australia added 0.85% at 7:32 am CET.

The dollar stood flat against the yen at 7:35 am CET, going for 105.4700.

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