4/16/2018, 6:26 AM (Source:
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Asian markets mixed after Western strikes on Syria

Asian markets traded mostly lower on Monday as market watchers digested geopolitical tensions after the US-led airstrikes on Syria.

Japanese Nikkei 225 traded 0.13% in the green at 5.572 am CET. The dollar was 0.13% lower against the yen, to go for 107.2305 at 6:21 am CET.

China's Shanghai Composite went down 1.50% at 6:17 am CET while Shenzhen Composite was down 0.67% at the same time. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 1.47% at 6:19 am CET.

South Korean Kospi Composite traded 0.12% in the red at 6:00 am CET. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 traded 0.22% higher at 6:21 am CET.

Breaking the News / KP