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March 21, 2019, 11:22 p.m. EDT

Asian markets mixed as investors process Fed’s outlook

Stocks fall in Japan, Hong Kong, but rise in Southeast Asia

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By Marketwatch and Associated Press


Reuters
Tencent shares fell only slightly in Hong Kong on Friday despite a massive drop in quarterly profit.

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Friday, as investors pondered the effects of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s more dovish stance.

Japan’s Nikkei /zigman2/quotes/210597971/delayed JP:NIK +1.49%   fell 0.2% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng /zigman2/quotes/210598030/delayed HK:HSI +1.42%   slipped 0.4%. The Shanghai Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598127/delayed CN:SHCOMP -0.63%   dropped 0.5% while South Korea’s Kospi /zigman2/quotes/210598069/delayed KR:180721 +0.88%   decline 0.2%. Benchmark indexes in Taiwan  , Singapore /zigman2/quotes/210597985/delayed SG:STI +0.75%   and Indonesia /zigman2/quotes/210597981/delayed ID:JAKIDX +0.83%   were up slight. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 /zigman2/quotes/210598100/delayed AU:XJO +0.32%   was the region’s biggest gainer, up 0.6%.

Among individual stocks, Fast Retailing /zigman2/quotes/200663563/delayed JP:9983 +1.75%  and Sony /zigman2/quotes/201361720/delayed JP:6758 +2.71%  fell in Tokyo trading, while SoftBank Group /zigman2/quotes/207303954/delayed JP:9984 +2.05%   advanced. Property and casino stocks rose in Hong Kong while PetroChina /zigman2/quotes/204979431/delayed HK:857 +0.74%   and Sunny Optical /zigman2/quotes/206687505/delayed HK:2382 +1.63%   were among the biggest decliners. Tencent /zigman2/quotes/204605823/delayed HK:700 +1.36%   fell only slightly after reporting a worst-ever 32% drop in quarterly profit. Samsung /zigman2/quotes/209800866/delayed KR:005930 +0.34%   and SK Hynix /zigman2/quotes/206420319/delayed KR:000660 +0.74%   rose in South Korea. Fortescue Metals /zigman2/quotes/202351558/delayed AU:FMG +0.30%  and Beach Energy /zigman2/quotes/200513631/delayed AU:BPT +2.06%   jumped in Australia.

/zigman2/quotes/210597971/delayed
JP : Nikkei
23,185.42
+341.46 +1.49%
Volume: 0.00
Aug. 13, 2020 9:08a
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/zigman2/quotes/210598030/delayed
HK : Hong Kong Exchange
25,244.02
+353.34 +1.42%
Volume: 1.76M
Aug. 12, 2020 4:08p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598127/delayed
CN : China: Shanghai
3,319.27
-21.02 -0.63%
Volume: 37.83B
Aug. 12, 2020 3:01p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598069/delayed
KR : Korea Exchange
2,453.64
+21.29 +0.88%
Volume: 69,432
Aug. 13, 2020 9:08a
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/zigman2/quotes/210597985/delayed
SG : Singapore: SGX
2,563.20
+19.05 +0.75%
Volume: 0.00
Aug. 12, 2020 5:20p
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/zigman2/quotes/210597981/delayed
ID : Indonesia Stock Exchange
5,233.45
+43.29 +0.83%
Volume: 0.00
Aug. 12, 2020 3:00p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598100/delayed
AU : S&P ASX
6,151.50
+19.50 +0.32%
Volume: 32,207
Aug. 13, 2020 10:08a
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/zigman2/quotes/200663563/delayed
JP : Japan: Tokyo
¥ 61,160.00
+1,050 +1.75%
Volume: 58,600
Aug. 13, 2020 9:08a
P/E Ratio
66.15
Dividend Yield
0.78%
Market Cap
¥6087.84 billion
Rev. per Employee
¥40.83M
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/zigman2/quotes/201361720/delayed
JP : Japan: Tokyo
¥ 8,691.00
+229.00 +2.71%
Volume: 780,600
Aug. 13, 2020 9:08a
P/E Ratio
16.44
Dividend Yield
0.58%
Market Cap
¥10427.35 billion
Rev. per Employee
¥72.37M
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/zigman2/quotes/207303954/delayed
JP : Japan: Tokyo
¥ 6,319.00
+127.00 +2.05%
Volume: 1.98M
Aug. 13, 2020 9:08a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
¥12381.66 billion
Rev. per Employee
¥126.96M
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/zigman2/quotes/204979431/delayed
HK : Hong Kong
HK$ 2.73
+0.02 +0.74%
Volume: 76.78M
Aug. 12, 2020 4:08p
P/E Ratio
22.69
Dividend Yield
5.81%
Market Cap
HK$860.51 billion
Rev. per Employee
HK$5.32M
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/zigman2/quotes/206687505/delayed
HK : Hong Kong
HK$ 143.20
+2.30 +1.63%
Volume: 6.48M
Aug. 12, 2020 4:08p
P/E Ratio
34.85
Dividend Yield
0.57%
Market Cap
HK$154.55 billion
Rev. per Employee
HK$1.08M
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/zigman2/quotes/204605823/delayed
HK : Hong Kong
HK$ 520.50
+7.00 +1.36%
Volume: 18.94M
Aug. 12, 2020 4:08p
P/E Ratio
46.87
Dividend Yield
0.23%
Market Cap
HK$4877.90 billion
Rev. per Employee
HK$8.27M
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/zigman2/quotes/209800866/delayed
KR : S. Korea: KRX
59,200.00
+200.00 +0.34%
Volume: 1.58M
Aug. 13, 2020 9:08a
P/E Ratio
18.89
Dividend Yield
2.39%
Market Cap
₩388832.59 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/206420319/delayed
KR : S. Korea: KRX
81,600.00
+600.00 +0.74%
Volume: 383,693
Aug. 13, 2020 9:08a
P/E Ratio
24.42
Dividend Yield
1.23%
Market Cap
₩55609.35 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/202351558/delayed
AU : Australia: Sydney
$ 18.19
+0.06 +0.30%
Volume: 672,612
Aug. 13, 2020 10:08a
P/E Ratio
7.83
Dividend Yield
5.50%
Market Cap
$56.57 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/200513631/delayed
AU : Australia: Sydney
$ 1.49
+0.03 +2.06%
Volume: 676,052
Aug. 13, 2020 10:07a
P/E Ratio
5.92
Dividend Yield
1.35%
Market Cap
$3.27 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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