On Thursday, Asian stocks went down after losses on Wall Street, although trade was subdued due to the fact that market participants waited for business polls in the European Union and were mostly on the sidelines ahead of the long Easter weekend holiday…
Asian equities dive because risk worries surge
On Wednesday, Asian equities declined because geopolitical risks edged up, while financial markets took a fresh cue from Wall Street.
Japan's Nikkei 225 slumped 1.44%, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.36%.
As Australia reported, its third quarter GDP gained 0.6% versus a 0.7% jump observed on quarter.
Equities of Rio Tinto edged down 1.88%. Additionally, Fortescue Metal slumped 0.54%, BHP decreased 1.68%. As for junior miners, they dived with South32 shares losing 3.11%.
The Shanghai Composite edged down 0.60%, the Hang Seng index dived 0.98%,
Meanwhile, Bitcoin kept climbing in Asia, hitting $12,205.46.
Overnight, the S&P 500 headed south 0.4%t being worth 2,629.57. As for the Dow Jones industrial average, it concluded 109.41 points lower demonstrating a reading of 24,180.64.
The Nasdaq composite managed to erase earlier revenues, diving 0.2% and reaching 6,762.21. Besides this, the index also demonstrated a three-day losing marathon.
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