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6/26, 4:29 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Asian markets lower amid US-Iran feud

Asian markets traded lower on Wednesday as market watchers kept an eye on the situation between the United States and Iran. Meanwhile, private data from the API showed a draw in crude inventories in the US that was larger than expected. Also, bitcoin topped the 6% mark and reached its highest price since February 2018. Traders also took in comments from US President Donald Trump who said that he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "at some point."

China's Shanghai Composite was down 0.22% at 4:20 am CET. Shenzhen Composite also traded 0.056% lower at the same time.

Meanwhile, South Korean Kospi Composite traded 0.023% lower at 4:21 am CET.

Japanese Nikkei 225 was down 0.49% at 4:22 am CET. The dollar traded 0.28% higher against the yen, to go for 107.4820 at the same time.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng traded 0.04% higher at 4:23 am CET.

Australia's S&P/ASX 200 went down 0.02% at 4:23 am CET.

Breaking the News / KP