Asian markets mostly higher on China’s GDP

Market Reports | Business | Economy | Markets 10/19/2016, 6:52 AM
Asian markets mostly higher on China’s GDP

Stock markets in Asia traded mostly with gains on Wednesday after China announced its gross domestic product in the third quarter of the year increased by 6.7% compared to a year ago. Meanwhile, the quarter on quarter figure showed a rise of 1.8%.

The Shanghai Composite Index was 0.12% up at 5:30 a.m. CET. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was flat, 0.12% in the red, at 6:05 a.m. CET.

The Nikkei 225 rose 0.12% at 6:24 a.m. CET.

South Korea’s Kospi Composite Index was 0.25% higher at 6:44 a.m. CET.

The S&P/ASX 200 was 0.40% up at 6:46 a.m. CET.

The yen was flat against the dollar at 103.8320 at 6:47 a.m. CET.

TeleTrader Newsroom / VP

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