A tough day for Asian equities generally

Nikkei 24-02

Japanese shares flip decrease amid the extra bitter temper with the Nikkei slipping again below 30,000 to complete on the lows for the day.

Elsewhere, the Grasp Seng is down 3.2% and the Shanghai Composite down 2.4% as we see an exodus out of Hong Kong shares – with Chinese language shares additionally slipping in tandem.

This comes after the Hong Kong authorities plans to boost the buying and selling tax within the inventory marketplace for the primary time since 1993, prompting what’s up to now the most important every day outflow by Chinese language traders within the Hong Kong market on file.

In the meantime, the softer temper in US futures can be not likely serving to with S&P 500 futures down 0.4% and Nasdaq futures down 0.8% up to now immediately.

Regardless of the rebound in Wall Avenue yesterday, danger sentiment stays extra on the delicate facet however dip patrons will take coronary heart within the motion yesterday and should step again in once more later immediately to salvage one thing earlier than the month-end.

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