Epic Asian Markets Update
Asian equity markets kicked off the week mostly higher following record highs on Wall Street late last week.
Japan’s Nikkei rebounded from multi-week lows, trading higher by 1.16 percent at 14,251.46 but the Shanghai Composite underperformed to hover near seven-week lows at 2,130.50.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.48 percent or 107.90 points at 22,806.24. Singapore’s Straits Times gained 0.31 percent or 9.83 points at 3,215.07.
South Korea’s Seoul Composite added 0.23 percent or 4.72 points at 2,039.11. Taiwan’s Taiwan Weighted jumped 0.65 percent or 54.20 points at 8,400.82.