5/17/2018, 6:53 AM (Source:
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Asian markets lower over geopolitical issues

Asian markets traded lower on Thursday over uncertainty whether there will be a meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Japanese Nikkei 225 traded 0.67% in the green at 6:27 am CET. The dollar was 0.08% lower against the yen, to go for 110.2580 at 6:44 am CET.

China's Shanghai Composite went down 0.23% at 6:47 am CET while Shenzhen Composite was 0.29% in the red at the same time. Hong Kong's Hang Seng traded 0.039% lower at 6:49 am CET.

South Korean Kospi Composite traded 0.079% in the red at 6:29 am CET. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 traded 0.38% lower at 6:50 am CET.

Breaking the News / KP