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8/3, 7:17 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Asia mixed amid RBA's vote, China gaming clampdown

Shares in Asia traded mixed on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) voted to leave its monetary response to the coronavirus-prompted crisis unchanged.

In China, a state-owned outlet criticized online gaming, after which the stocks of the industry's leaders, including Tencent Holdings Ltd., marked sharp losses.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.32% at 7:15 am CET, while on the Chinese mainland, the Shanghai Composite slipped 0.09% at 7:00 am CET, with the Shenzhen Composite rising by 0.2% at the same time.

Japan's Nikkei 225 declined by 0.61% at 7:16 am CET, with the dollar surrendering 0.08% to the yen, going for 109.2195 at the time. The Australian S&P/ASX 200 slid 0.35% at 7:16 am CET, as South Korea's Kospi Composite advanced by 0.28%.

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