30 Jun '22 at 7:13 am #39440
Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended Thursday on a mostly lower note.
Tokyo reportedly raised its coronavirus alert level to the second highest tier.
China’s Manufacturing PMI dipped toward contractionary territory in the June reading while Non-Manufacturing PMI returned to expansion after pointing to contracting activity for three months in a row.
Reserve Bank of New Zealand chief economist warned that the tide may have turned against housing being a one-way bet.
South Korea increased its minimum wage by 5.0% yr/yr.
Japan’s Nikkei: -1.5%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng: -0.6%
China’s Shanghai Composite: +1.1%
India’s Sensex: UNCH
South Korea’s Kospi: -1.9%
Australia’s ASX All Ordinaries: -1.9%