16 Feb '22 at 9:52 am #33792
Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended the midweek session on a mostly higher note. South Korea added more than a million jobs in January, representing the largest single-month increase in about 22 years. Speculation about more easing from the People’s Bank of China continued after the release of cooler than expected inflation figures for January. However, China Securities Journal speculated that loan prime rates will be kept steady in February.