Asian Markets Mix After G7 Meetings, Gold steady Above $1250

Asian Markets Mix After G7 Meetings, Gold steady Above $1250

23 May 2016, 06:25
Roberto Jacobs
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Asian Markets Mix After G7 Meetings, Gold steady Above $1250

All the major Asian indices are trading on a mix note on the start of a new week. Today Japan released trade balance data with positive numbers and USD/JPY remains well supported below 110.00 marks. On the other side, Gold remains steady above $1252 marks. Over the weekend, G7 policy makers agreed to avoid currency devaluation.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index was trading 0.19% lower at 16,572.27 points on Monday morning in Tokyo.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was trading 0.29% higher to 19,910.30 points.

South Korea's Kospi index rose 0.23% to 1,954.48 points.

Australia's S&P/ASX 200 index was trading 0.26% lower at 5,337.40 points in Sydney.

Taiwan stocks extend gain to +2 pct.

Shanghai composite index to open flat at 2,826.31 points and China's CSI300 index to open flat at 3,078.52 points.

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