6/20, 7:04 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Asia mixed as PBoC keeps rates unchanged

Major stock markets in Asia-Pacific traded mixed on Monday following the People's Bank of China's (PBoC) decision to keep its loan prime rates unchanged.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite rose 0.12% at 7:01 am CET, with the Shenzhen Composite adding 1.51% at the same time. At 7:02 am CET, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was flat, while South Korea's Kospi Composite tumbled 2.61% at the same time.

At 7:03 am CET Japan's Nikkei 225 declined 1.25%, while the Australian S&P 200 lost 0.66% simultaneously. The dollar was flat against the yen at 7:04 am CET, selling for 134.95100.

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