Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region began the week on a mixed note.
There was some apprehension ahead of tonight’s release of the latest policy announcement from the Bank of Japan, which could call for changes to the central bank’s yield curve control policy. In addition, the central bank is expected to raise its CPI outlook for 2024 to 2.0%.
Japan’s Nikkei: -1.0%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng: UNCH
China’s Shanghai Composite: +0.1%
India’s Sensex: +0.5%
South Korea’s Kospi: +0.3%
Australia’s ASX All Ordinaries: -0.8%