Asian Markets Turn Higher, Gold Stable Above $1250

Asian Markets Turn Higher, Gold Stable Above $1250

20 May 2016, 07:15
Roberto Jacobs
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Asian Markets Turn Higher, Gold Stable Above $1250

Major Asian indices are trading on a higher note on the quiet session of Friday. USD/JPY remains supported around 110.00 marks while Gold fails to break key support at $1242 and currently trading around $1255 marks.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index was trading 0.19% higher at 16,677.27 points on Friday morning in Tokyo, while the broader Topix gauge was up 0.07% at 1,337.52 points.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was trading 1.10% higher to 19,923.30 points, while the Shanghai Composite index tumbled 0.61% to 2,789.84 points.

South Korea's Kospi index rose 0.08% to 1,948.48 points.

Australia's S&P/ASX 200 index was trading 0.58% higher at 5,354.40 points in Sydney.

New Zealand's S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.17% to 6,891.74 points on Friday afternoon in Wellington.

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