Waning US-China relations trigger dip in Asian shares
TOKYO (JAPAN) – On Thursday, Asian shares and US stock witnessed a fall amid concern about waning Sino-US relations and fears of a resurgence of coronavirus cases.
European markets looked set to follow Asia with Euro Stoxx 50 futures dropping by 0.83%, German DAX futures slipping 0.73%, and FTSE futures registering a drop of 0.53%.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped by 1.18%, while Nikkei in the Japanese capital witnessed a dip of 0.74%. E-mini stock features of US S&P 500 slid by 0.43%.
China shares slumped by 1.59% and Australian stocks came down by 0.9% after unemployment rates surged reaching the highest level since the 1990s. Hong Kong also witnessed shares falling and so did Seoul.
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