Skip to content

Asia Pacific markets fell across the board Friday as investors remained cautious due to the growing number of coronavirus cases around the world.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell 2.26% in late-afternoon trade.
The heavily-weighted financials subindex declined 0.72% while the energy subindex fell 1.98%.
The Nikkei 225 in Japan dropped 1.06% to 22,290.81 while the Topix index fell 1.42% to 1,535.20.
“Coronavirus anxiety dominated market sentiment in a day where major economic releases were scarce,” Kishti Sen, an economist at ANZ Research, wrote in a morning note about the overnight session.

No comment yet, add your voice below!

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Articles