Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended Thursday on a mostly lower note.
Japan’s ruling coalition is reportedly considering a higher corporate tax rate.
There is speculation that North Korea will conduct another missile test when President Biden visits South Korea and Japan in the coming days.
Shanghai’s vice mayor said that the city’s port has resumed most work. New Zealand raised its debt issuance forecast for the year.
Japan’s Nikkei: -1.9%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng: -2.5%
China’s Shanghai Composite: +0.4%
India’s Sensex: -2.6%
South Korea’s Kospi: -1.3%
Australia’s ASX All Ordinaries: -1.7%