On Tuesday, June 21, Asian markets trade in mixed ways. The Japanese index Nikkei climbed amid the weakening yen. At the end of the trading session the index gained 1.3%, the Topix picked up 1.2%, the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 surged 1.3%. The Japanese yen lost 0.55% against the greenback to 104.44 after a 22-month high at 103.57.
Chinese markets closed in the negative zone today. The Shanghai Composite dropped by 0.34%, the Shenzhen Composite slid 1.01%. In Hong Kong the Hang Seng index managed to jump 0.55%, investors expect that the UK will remain in the European Union. The China Enterprises Index gained 0.8%. Main sectors of economy demonstrate a firm rise, especially energy and IT sectors.
The Australian index ASX 200 advanced 0.33% amid the rise of the financial sub-index. On Tuesday the Australian and the New Zealand dollar rose 0.55% and 0.35% against the US dollar.