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Asia-Pacific markets set to trade mixed; China, South Korea markets closed



Pedestrians cross a road in front of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020.

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Futures in the Asia-Pacific pointed to a mixed trading day Monday as markets enter the last quarter of the year.

The Nikkei futures contract in Chicago was at 25,885 while its counterpart in Osaka was at 25,870. That’s slightly lower compared against the Nikkei 225’s last close at 25,937.21.

In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.27% in morning trade.


Later in the week, Australia’s central bank will announce its interest rate decision, while several countries in Asia will report inflation data.

China markets will be closed for the Golden Week holiday, and South Korea’s market is also closed.

Source: CNBC

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