4/8, 4:41 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Asia trades mixed after Fed report

Asian stock markets traded mixed on Thursday following the release of minutes from the United States Federal Reserve's latest meeting. The Fed stated it will continue its accommodative policies, stressing that the pace of the economic recovery will depend on the speed of COVID-19 vaccinations.

The Nikkei 225 dropped 0.40% at 4:37 am CET. Hang Seng added 0.63% at the same time. The S&P/ASX 200 was up by 0.99% at 4:38 am CET. The Kospi Composite was flat at 4:18 am CET.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite was down by just 0.05% at 4:37 am CET, while the Shenzhen Composite was flat at the same time.

The dollar traded 0.10% lower compared to the yen at 4:40 am CET and sold for 109.7335.

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