Asian markets trade lower as tech shares slip

Markets 4/20/2018, 6:50 AM
Asian markets trade lower as tech shares slip

Stock markets in Asia traded lower on Friday after Wall Street ended its session lower. Major indexes both in the United States and Asia were dragged down by a drop in the technology sector.

Japanese Nikkei 225 traded 0.07% in the red at 6:24 am CET.

China's Shanghai Composite dropped 1.20% at 6:30 am CET and Shenzhen Composite was down 1.26% at the same time. Hong Kong's Hang Seng traded 0.42% lower at 6:05 am CET.

South Korean Kospi Composite decreased 0.35% at 6:48 am CET. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.21% at the same time.

The dollar was 0.27% higher against the yen, to go for 107.6525 at 6:48 am CET.

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