12/8/2023, 7:21 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Asia trades moslty higher after Japan's GDP print

Asian stock indexes experienced gains on the final day of the week, with the exception of Japan's Nikkei, as investors processed the most recent GDP report, which revealed a sharper decline in the country's economy and trade than previously estimated.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite added 0.27% at 7:04 am CET. At 7:20 am CET, South Korea's Kospi Composite soared 1.07%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.07% at the same time. A minute later, the Shenzhen Composite was 0.60% higher.

At the close, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.30%. On the other hand, Japan's Nikkei 225 plummeted 1.68% at its closing bell. The dollar traded 0.19% above the yen at 7:21 am CET, selling for 143.97900.

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