Asia stocks trade mixed; Wall Street roars to new record highs
Friday, 27 December 2019 07:41 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE |Saham Asia
Stocks in Asia traded mixed Friday morning as shares on Wall Street jumped to new record highs overnight stateside.
Japan™s Nikkei 225 was largely unchanged in early trade while the Topix index added 0.18%. In South Korea, the Kospi slipped 0.61% as shares of Hyundai Motor fell more than 1.5%.
Japanese retail sales data for November released earlier on Friday came in worse than expected. Retail sales declined 2.1% in November as compared with a year earlier, government data showed. That was below a median market forecast for a 1.7% decline, according to Reuters. The data follows a sales tax hike that went into effect in October.
Meanwhile, shares in Australia rose in morning trade as they returned from the holidays, with the S&P/ASX 200 rising 0.13%.
Overall, the MSCI Asia ex-Japan was largely unchanged.
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