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26-Feb-2021   16:17 Hrs IST Asian markets finish lower on Friday <p align="justify">Asian markets ended lower on Friday, tracking global sell-off following a spike in US bond yields. Further, fears of inflation too added pressure on market sentiments.&nbsp; Moreover, Japanese shares ended sharply lower, logging its biggest point decline since June 2016, as a spike in Japanese long-term bonds triggered worries about market stability and possible changes to monetary easing. Data showed the yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond briefly rose to 0.175 percent before finishing at 0.160 percent, up 0.020 percentage point from Thursday's close.<p align="justify"><table width="100%" border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"><tbody><tr><td><p align="justify"><strong>Asian</strong>&nbsp;<strong>Indices</strong></p></td><td><p align="justify"><strong>Last Trade&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p></td><td><p align="justify"><strong>Change in Points</strong></p></td><td><p align="justify"><strong>Change in %</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Shanghai Composite</p></td><td><div>3,509.08</div></td><td><div>-75.97</div></td><td><div>-2.12</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Hang Seng</p></td><td><div>28,980.21</div></td><td><div>-1,093.96</div></td><td><div>-3.64</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Jakarta Composite</p></td><td><div>6,241.80</div></td><td><div>-47.85</div></td><td><div>-0.76</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">KLSE Composite</p></td><td><div align="justify">1,577.75</div></td><td><p align="justify">-3.79</p></td><td><p align="justify">-0.24</p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Nikkei 225</p></td><td><div>28,966.01</div></td><td><div>-1,202.26</div></td><td><div>-3.99</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Straits Times</p></td><td><div>2,949.04</div></td><td><p align="justify">-24.50</p></td><td><div>-0.82</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">KOSPI&nbsp;Composite</p></td><td><div>3,012.95</div></td><td><div>-86.74</div></td><td><div>-2.80</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Taiwan Weighted</p></td><td><div>15,953.80</div></td><td><div>-498.38</div></td><td><div>-3.03</div></td></tr></tbody></table></p>
26-Feb-2021   10:56 Hrs IST Asian Markets trade in red in early deals on Friday <div align="justify"><span>Asian equity benchmarks traded in red in early deals on Friday, in line with the sharp decline in US stocks overnight amid inflation worries with the surging government bond yields, which could hurt high-growth companies reliant on easy borrowing. Oil shares are declining with the overnight dip of crude oil. Profit booking after previous session sharp gains also caused hefty sell off in the session. Japan's Nikkei retreated sharply driven by a massive selloff in major technology shares, and as exports curtailed with the firmer yen. Among the other Asian markets, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, South Korea, China and Malaysia are in bearish trend.</span></div><font face="sans-serif"><span><div align="justify"><br></div></span></font><div align="justify"><font face="sans-serif"><span>Nikkei 225 down by 1,007.79 points or 3.34% to 29,160.48, Straits Times lost by 28.81 points or 0.97% to 2,944.73, Hang Seng declined by 771.48 points or 2.57% to 29,346.39, Taiwan Weighted lower 422.18 points or 2.57% to 16,030.00, KOSPI Index slipped 101.97 points or 3.29% to 2,997.72, Jakarta Composite fell by 83.65 points or 1.33% to 6,206.00, Shanghai Composite dropped by 66.52 points or 1.86% to 3,518.53, and FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI weakened by 3.78 points 0.24% to 1,577.76.</span></font></div><div align="justify"><br></div>
26-Feb-2021   08:27 Hrs IST US markets end lower as bond yields rise
25-Feb-2021   15:30 Hrs IST Asian markets end higher on Powell's dovish comments
25-Feb-2021   10:42 Hrs IST Asian Markets trade in green in early deals on Thursday
25-Feb-2021   08:22 Hrs IST US markets end higher on Wednesday
24-Feb-2021   15:56 Hrs IST Asian markets ended lower on Wednesday
24-Feb-2021   11:08 Hrs IST Asian Markets trade mostly lower in early deals on Wednesday
24-Feb-2021   08:24 Hrs IST US markets end mostly higher on Tuesday
23-Feb-2021   15:57 Hrs IST Asian markets end mostly higher on Tuesday