Asian stock markets mixed on HK crisis

Wednesday, 27. May 2020 07:36

Major stock markets in East Asia and the Pacific region traded mixed on Wednesday as tensions over Hong Kong security law continue to rise. United States President Donald Trump said Washington will respond to China's new legislation.

In Mainland China, the Shanghai Composite fell 0.18% bellow the flatline at 7:33 am CET, while the Shenzhen Composite tumbled 0.77% at the same time. Hong Kong's Hang Seng decreased by 0.82% at 7:33 am CET.

Japanese Nikkei 225 rose 0.73% at 7:33 am CET. The dollar was flat against the yen, to go for ¥107.5210 at 7:33 am CET. South Korean Kospi Composite and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 both traded unchanged at 7:34 am CET.

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