Asian markets were churned in early trade Thursday, tracking Wall Street’s muted trade day.
Markets mostly shrugged off a news that a U.S. and China might pointer a long-negotiated trade understanding in late May or early June, as good of claims that North Korea test-fired a new tactical guided weapon, a initial such exam given November.
slipped after information showed unsatisfactory readings in bureau activity and manufacturer confidence. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index
fell slightly, while a Shanghai Composite
was about flat. South Korea’s Kospi
fell 1%, while benchmark indexes in Taiwan
rose slightly. Australia’s SP/ASX
was about flat.
Among particular stocks, Honda
gained in Tokyo trading, while SoftBank Group
fell. In Hong Kong, Apple suppliers AAC
and Sunny Optical
jumped, while Geely Automotive
fell in South Korea, after reports that a costly new foldable smartphone was violation after only a day or two. Rio Tinto
and Fortescue Metals
rose in Australia.
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