Asian indices contiue gains as Japan falls behind
- Asian Market
- 3 weeks ago
Asian markets have enjoyed another day of slight gains, bar Japan as it failed to keep up the pace.
The Nikkei 225 retreated by 0.37% while the Topix too shed 0.36%, due to weak jobs numbers and the Bank of Japan warning of weaker inflation.
Chinese indices were mixed as the Shanghai composite edged by 0.15% and the Shenzhen composite remained mostly flat while over in Hong Kong the Hang Seng crept upward by 0.1%.
South Korea’s Kospi rose by 0.7% as Samsung gained 1%.
Australia’s ASX 200 climbed by 0.5% with the banking sector gaining as the major banks all enjoyed gains.
ANZ advanced by 1.86%, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia gained 1.86%, Westpac by 1.88% and the National Australia Bank climbed by 2.36%.
Source: Smart Trend Team