Asian stocks open mixed

2020-02-13 09:01:00 GMT (Economies.com)
Asian stocks open mixed

Asian stock indices opened the fourth session of the week mixed with Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea higher, while China and New Zealand lost ground.

 

Earlier Australian data showed consumer expectations for inflation down to 4.0% from 4.7%. 

 

Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe spoke policy earlier, saying the work on lower interest rates will take some time, adding he's not obsessed with bringing inflation to targets quickly. 

 

China's President Xi Jinping expressed his belief yesterday that China would win its battle with the coronavirus and will achieve all of its economic and social targets and become "more prosperous after winning", pointing to positive results in containment. 

 

Japan's TOPEX fell 0.23%, while Nikkei 225 climbed 0.06% to 23,875. 

 

China's CSI 300 shed 0.06% to 3,981, while Shanghai slipped 0.18% to 2,921. 

 

Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.03%, while South Korea's KOSPI rose 0.45% to 2,248. 

 

New Zealand's NZX 50 shed 0.05%, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.05% to 7,092. 

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1135
0.0430
4.0163%
1.2455
0.0809
6.9509%
Tadawul
6376.62
49.70
0.79%
14.446
1.863
14.810%
21.828
-1.600
6.830%
24.84
-1.50
5.69%
1620.150
122.735
8.197%
 
 
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