Asian Stocks The session is trading on a mixed performance and focus on trade talks
Asian stocks opened the second week on mixed performance with mixed performance in Japan, Chinese stock indexes, Hang Seng Hong Kong and South Korea's Kospi, while Australian and New Zealand stocks rose Tuesday after the release of minutes Meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia and a lookout for what will result from ongoing trade talks between Japan and the United States in Washington, which will continue until after Thursday.
Earlier this week, Governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda said in an interview with CNN-BC that "some types of trade protectionism" in international trade was "the most serious threat to the global economy" Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to the United States for formal trade talks between Tokyo and Washington.
In an interview with US Trade Representative Robert Laitzer in Washington, Japan's Economy Minister Muteeji said in a press conference on Monday that trade between his country and the United States was "frank and good," in response to US President Donald Trump's recent dissatisfaction. For a trade surplus in favor of Japan with his country reached a peak of $ 69 billion and that he wants to reach a two-way deal to address it.
In another context, markets are also eyeing the ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China amid expectations that a trade deal on the horizon could have avoided a major trade war. His country and China have told him that the two sides still have a lot of work to do.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.04% to 9.72 points to 22,178.83. The Nikkei 225 index gained 0.17% to close at 1,624.80.
As for the Chinese stock indices fell during the session, the CSI 300 index fell 0.24% to lose 9.40 points to reach the level of 3,966.12, the Shanghai index fell by 0.43%, losing the other is 13.54 points to reach the level of 3,164.25.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index shed 0.29% to 85.40 points to 29,725.32. South Korea's Kospi Index fell 0.12%, shedding 2.73 points to 2,240.15.
To the New Zealand NZX 50 index, which rose 0.55% to 54.55 points and reach 9,900.90. On the other hand, Australia's S & P / ASX 200 index gained 0.50% and the other gained 31.36 points to reach the level of 6,282.80.