Epic Research Update : Asian Markets
Asian equity markets rose on the first trading day of the week following a strong lead from Wall Street on Friday while investors shrugged off weak economic data from Japan.
China’s Shanghai Composite jumped 0.24 percent or 5 points at 2,120.85. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 1.06 percent or 235.48 points at 22,533.89.
Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.56 percent or 80.14 points at 14,393.17. Singapore’s Straits Times added 0.64 percent or 19.52 points at 3,058.23. South Korea’s Seoul Composite was up 0.33 percent or 6.48 points at 1,946.76.