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9/29, 7:32 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Asia trades mixed amid positive Japan data

Major stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region traded mixed on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan stated that the Japanese economy is recovering from the coronavirus crisis at a moderate pace. It added however that it is not expected to completely bounce back until the pandemic is contained. Statistics Bureau of Japan's preliminary report also showed that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Ku-area of Tokyo surprised expectations in September, growing by 0.2% over the year to stand at 101.9.

Japan's Nikkei 225 grew by 0.21% at 7:30 am CET, while in mainland China, Shanghai Composite went up by 0.48% and Shenzhen Composite inclined 1.03%. Hang Seng plunged 0.65% or 158 points a minute later. Concurrently, South Korea's Kospi Composite gained 0.80% and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell by 0.36%.

The dollar grew slightly by 0.08% against the yen to sell for ¥105.590 at 7:30 am CET.

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