3/26/2019, 7:53 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Nikkei rebounds, mainland China shares drop

Markets in the Asia-Pacific region traded mixed on Tuesday as Japan's benchmark index Nikkei 225 rebound following heavy losses during Monday's session. On the business front, Nintendo surged over 5% after reports it would release two Switch consoles in 2019. Meanwhile, South Korea's tech giant Samsung warned of weaker earnings for the first quarter, on worries of worse-than-expected business conditions.

The Japanese Nikkei 225 ended the session 2.15% higher, while the South Korean Kospi Composite increased 0.27%. China's Shanghai Composite was down 1.72% at 7:49 am CET, while the Shenzhen Composite decreased 2.20% at the same time. Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 0.32% at 7:50 am CET. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 went up 0.07%.

The US dollar gained 0.15% against the Japanese yen to change hands for 110.14 at 7:52 am CET.

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