The Japanese Stock Exchange Closed on Tuesday With A Small Loss
The Japanese stock exchange closed on Tuesday with a small loss. A fall by the Japanese automaker Mitsubishi depressed the mood in Tokyo.
The other Asian stock market indicators rose predominantly. The technology companies, in particular, were in demand, following the substantial price gains among American industry peers.
Attention also continued to focus on the gold market, where the price of the precious metal first reached $ 2,000 per troy ounce (31.1 grams).
Tokyo’s leading Nikkei was down 0.3 percent the day at 22,657.38 points. Mitsubishi plunged nearly 13 percent and tapped the lowest price ever. In the current financial year, which runs until the end of March 2021, the automaker expects to suffer a loss of more than 1.1 billion euros.
Cooperation partner Nissan, which came up with results after the closing bell, dropped more than 4 percent. Fujifilm won 3.1 percent. The Japanese pharmaceutical company has received a $ 265 million contract from the United States government to develop a corona vaccine.
The main index in Shanghai was 0.2 percent higher in the meantime, and in Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index climbed 0.3 percent.
The Kospi in Seoul is 1.4 percent thick. The South Korean technology giant Samsung, a heavyweight in the index, rose more than 5 percent. The Australian All Ordinaries in Sydney lost 0.1 percent.