BANGKOK – Equity prices are mixed in Asia as markets are awaiting the outcome of the US midterm elections.
KEY FIGURES: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.0 percent to 22,104.37 points, while Kospi in South Korea added 0.1 percent to 2,078.75. Shanghai Composite fell 1.1 percent to 2,637.35 and Hang Seng Hong Kong fell 0.2 percent to 25,894.70. S & P ASX 200 of Australia advanced 0.3% to 5,940.22. Shares fell to Taiwan but rose to Jakarta and Thailand. The markets closed in Singapore for a holiday.
ASSESSMENT OF ELECTRICITY: Stock markets are in progress and elections on Tuesday could wander. The US elections in the US, the votes for lawmakers and other officials in the presidential election are often characterized by low voter turnout. However, political observers expect voters to be bullied about which party the US House and US Senate will check to drive more Americans to vote. Asia will watch to see how voting can affect US trade and security policies.
DEVELOPMENT: "Markets are reasonably slow due to the next 48 hour head of risk," Stephen Innes of OANDA said in a comment. But ultimately it is unlikely that the asset market will escape the current limits due to the variety of risk events that traders face the next day in two. There is no incentive to push the edges today. "
WALL STREET: US stocks rose mostly on Monday as financial and healthcare companies finished higher while Apple and other technology companies declined further Berkshire Hathaway by Warren Buffett, owner of GEICO and other insurance companies business, led the rally in financial stocks after it reported strong results at the weekend. The S & P 500 index adds 0.6% to 2,738.31. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.8% to 25,461.70, but the composite Nasdaq fell 0.4 percent to 7,328.85. The Russell 2000 Index of smaller companies fell 0.47 points to 1,547.51.
CHINA-US. TRADE: Holding hopes to resolve a punishable trade war between the two largest economies, a Chinese vice president, Wang Qishan, told a Singapore conference that Beijing is ready to discuss issues with Trump's administration. This was followed by positive assessments by both Chinese officials and President Donald Trumbe of the telephone conversation last week between Trump and China's President Xi Jinping.
ENERGY: The American US crude index dropped 13 cents to $ 62.97 The barrel in electronic commerce on the New York Mercantile Exchange. He lost 4 cents to $ 63.10 a barrel on Monday. Brent crude oil, which is used for the international oil price, fell 27 cents to $ 72.90 a barrel.
CURRENCIES: The dollar rose to 113.32 yen from 113.20 yen. The euro fell to $ 1.1403 from $ 1.1408.
Markets of AG writer Marley Jay contributed. It can be approached http://twitter.com/MarleyJayAP