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03-Aug-2021   16:39 Hrs IST Asian markets end mixed on Tuesday <p align="justify">Asian markets ended mixed on Tuesday amid lingering concerns over the spread of the Delta virus variant and China's regulatory crackdown over technology companies in dramatic ways. South Korea is struggling to contain a fourth Covid-19 wave, with new cases staying in the 1,200s for the second day in a row. In China, the spread of the Delta variant from the mainland's coast to inland cities prompted authorities to implement strict measures. Japanese shares fell after Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga flagged growing COVID-19 infections among Japanese in their 20s and 30s. <font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><br></font></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><font face="Times New Roman"></font><table width="100%"><tbody><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><b><span>Asian</span></b><span>&nbsp;</span><b><span>Indices</span></b></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><b><span>Last Trade&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></b></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><b><span>Change in Points</span></b></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><b><span>Change in %&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></b></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>Shanghai Composite</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>3,447.99</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>-16.30</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>-0.47</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>Hang Seng</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>26,194.82</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>-40.98</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>-0.16</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>Jakarta Composite</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>6,130.57</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>34.03</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>0.56</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>KLSE Composite</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>1,500.26</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>7.26</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>0.49</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>Nikkei 225</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>27,641.83</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>-139.19</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>-0.50</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>Straits Times</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>3,149.25</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>-11.97</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>-0.38</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>KOSPI&nbsp;Composite</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>3,237.14</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>14.10</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>0.44</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr><tr><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>Taiwan Weighted</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>17,553.76</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>50.48</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td><td><font face="Times New Roman"> </font><p><span>0.29</span></p><font face="Times New Roman"> </font></td></tr></tbody></table><p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"></font><br></p>
03-Aug-2021   11:11 Hrs IST Asian Markets trade mostly lower in early deals on Tuesday <p align="justify">Most of the Asian equity benchmarks were trading lower on Tuesday as concerns over the surge in the spread of the delta variant of coronavirus in several countries weighing on investor sentiment. Meanwhile, global investors looked ahead to US jobs data due out this week for signs of the health of the world's biggest economy. Japanese market trading lower after more prefectures are under the state of emergency until August 31 to prevent spread of delta variant infections. Chinese and Hong Kong shares declined after Chinese media labelled online gaming as ‘spiritual opium', heightening concerns that the industry could become the next target of Beijing's regulatory wrath. Among the Asian stocks, Taiwan and Singapore are in negative territory. Bucking the trend, Malaysia, South Korea, and Indonesia are trading in positive note. </p><p align="justify">Nikkei 225 declined by 140.67 points or 0.51% to 27,640.35, Straits Times down by 16.08 points or 0.51% to 3,145.14, Hang Seng dipped by 72.63 points or 0.28% to 26,163.17, Taiwan Weighted curtailed by 2.20 points or 0.01% to 17,501.08, and Shanghai Composite fell 12.15 points or 0.35% to 3,452.14.</p><p align="justify">On the flip side, Kospi higher by 9.43 points or 0.29% to 3,232.47, Jakarta Composite hiked by 37.89 points 0.62% to 6,134.43, and FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI added by 0.33 points or 0.02% to 1,493.33.<br></p>
03-Aug-2021   07:49 Hrs IST US markets end mostly lower on Monday
02-Aug-2021   16:12 Hrs IST Asian markets end mostly higher on Monday
02-Aug-2021   10:37 Hrs IST Asian Markets trade mostly higher in early deals on Monday
31-Jul-2021   08:26 Hrs IST US markets ended significantly lower on Friday
30-Jul-2021   15:53 Hrs IST Asian markets settle lower on Friday
30-Jul-2021   10:36 Hrs IST Asian Markets trade mostly in red in early deals on Friday
30-Jul-2021   07:48 Hrs IST US markets end higher on Thursday
29-Jul-2021   16:18 Hrs IST Asian markets settle mostly higher on Thursday