6/24, 4:30 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Asia trades higher after Japan's inflation data

Major stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region traded with gains on Friday's session, as Japan's Statistics Bureau reported that the country's May inflation remained at the last month's 2.5%.

Japan's Nikkei 225 rose by 0.73% at 4:30 am CET. The Shanghai Composite was up 0.70% at 4:15 am CET and the Shenzhen Composite Index increased 1.10% at the same time. At 4:30 am CET, the Hang Seng climbed 1.06%.

Furthermore, South Korea's Kospi was 2.12% higher at 4:30 am CET while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.30% at the same time. The dollar was flat compared to the Japanese yen at 4:28 am CET, trading for ¥134.8600.

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