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Asian equities decline after NKorea missile tests
On Tuesday, Asian equities went down because North Korea reversed a recent lull in tensions with a fresh missile launch, which reached Japanese territory with a UN Security Council gathering scheduled later in the day as well as reports America was delivering more military hardware to the region.
North Korea dared to launch another ballistic missile, which overleapt Japan on Tuesday. Evidently, the ballistic missile was making its way to the Tohoku region before dipping in the sea, as Japan's NHK informed. By the way, the last time a missile from the hermit state passed over Japan was 2009.
In Japan Nikkei 25 went down 0.74%, the South Korea Kospi index declined 1.55%, while in Australia, the S&P/AX 200 lost 0.98%.
The Hang Seng index decreased 0.37% in Hong Kong and the Shanghai Composite soared 0.13%.
Overnight, American equities closed mixed after a dip in energy and financials put pressure on the broader market because market participants mulled over the impact of Tropical Storm Harvey. At the same time Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s dismal remarks on Friday confounded expectations of rate lift later in 2017.
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The oldest US aluminum company Alcoa will post its earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2019 on January 16 at midnight.
Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.
The European Central Bank will publish its monetary policy statement and announce the main refinancing rate on January 23 at 14:45 MT time.
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