Asian markets changed slightly in early trading on Friday as stocks fell on Wall Street as the blocking of a second coronavirus aid plan continued to escalate on Capitol Hill.
Nikkei 225 NIK of Japan,
was almost ready, while the Hong Kong Hang Seng HSI Index,
slipped 0.2%. Shanghai Composite SHCOMP,
fell 0.2% and Shenzhen Composite 399106,
absorbed 0.1%. South Korean Kospi 180721,
sank 1.4% while Taiwan Y9999 Standard Indices,
, IST Singapore,
, Malaysia FBMKLCI,
and Indonesia JAKIDX,
were mixed. Australian S&P / ASX 200 XJO,
earned in Tokyo trading while SoftBank 9984,
sank while in Hong Kong, Wharf Real Estate 1997,
rose as HSBC 5,
and PetroChina 857,
He fell. Samsung 005930,
fell into the Seoul trade.
Asian stocks were cut short as “the political delay of US lawmakers is a risk to the global recovery,” Stephen Innes, head of global markets at AxiCorp, wrote in a note. “Still, there is no chance that this deal will not pass … and one thing investors feel confident about is that they like higher stakes, so look for dives that will be bought in the hope the deal will eventually end. “.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the two sides remain “miles away” in stimulus talks, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell formally sent senators home for a three-week summer break, though they may recall if there is any progress on to vote.
US stocks ended lower in unlisted trading. Dow Jones industrial average DJIA,
fell 80.12 points, or 0.3%, to close at 27,896.72, while the S&P 500 SPX,
lost 6.92 points, or 0.2%, to close at 3,373.43, after hitting an overnight peak at 3,387.24 to immediately break the February 19 closing record at 3,386.15. Composition Nasdaq COMP,
rose 30.27 points, or 0.3%, the highest to close at 11.042.50.