Solid Gold Berjangka | Asia Markets Largely Fall as Investors Look ahead to Japan Data

01:36 14 August in Market, SOLID GOLD BERJANGKA | SOLID GROUP

Asia-Pacific markets largely fell on Monday as investors look toward key data from Japan and China this week.

Japan’s gross domestic product for the second quarter will be out on Tuesday, as well as its inflation print for Friday.

Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.1% to start the week, but the Topix was up 0.12%.

South Korea’s Kospi was down 0.3%, and the Kosdaq saw a larger loss of 0.85%, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was 0.37% lower.

China will release industrial production and retail sales for July, as well as house prices on Tuesday.

Futures for Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index stood at 18,857, pointing to a weaker open compared to compared to the HSI’s close of 19.075.19. This would be the first time in almost a month that the HSI went lower than the 19,000 mark.

Source : CNBC

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