11/30/2022, 7:36 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Asian markets mixed with data, protests in focus

Major stock indexes in Asia-Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday, as the world's second-largest economy, China, revealed lower general manufacturing PMI data for November, amid ongoing protests over the handling of the COVID-19 cases surge. In addition, Japan's industrial output report showed that the country's production fell by 2.6% when compared to the last month's data.

Japan's Nikkei 225 declined 0.21% at the close. In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite slid 0.24% at 7:18 am CET, while the Shenzhen Composite decreased 0.27% a minute later. At 7:20 am CET, South Korea's Kospi Composite gained 1.26%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng increased 0.43% simultaneously. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.43% at the close.

At 7:22 am CET, the dollar traded 0.30% lower against the yen, selling for 138.3770.

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