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  • Monday, September, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 11:36:35
  • Strong U.S. manufacturing data boos sentiment through Asian session

    Published on August 4, 2020

    Strong U.S. manufacturing data boosted sentiment through the Asian session, even as Sino-U.S. relations took a turn for the worst.

     Japan’s Nikkei-225 gained 1.7 percent, South Korea’s KOSPI climbed 1.3 percent and Singapore’s Straits times appreciated 1.2 percent.

     Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped two percent and China’s Shanghai Composite index added 0.1 percent.

    European shares were down in intra day trade. London’s FTSC-100 remained flat, France’s CAC slipped 0.2 percent and Germany’s DAX fell 0.7 percent.