Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended Wednesday on a mostly lower note while markets in South Korea were closed for regional election day.
Shanghai’s lockdown reportedly ended today. Moody’s noted that easing measures in China have not translated into higher property sales yet. Australia’s Manufacturing PMI expanded for the 24th consecutive month in the May reading while Japan’s Manufacturing PMI indicated expansion for the 16th month in a row.
Japan’s Nikkei: +0.7%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng: -0.6%
China’s Shanghai Composite: -0.1%
India’s Sensex: -0.3%
South Korea’s Kospi: CLOSED
Australia’s ASX All Ordinaries: +0.1%