Exchange the Asia-Pacific region are trading mostly in positive territory in anticipation of statistical data from China

Exchange the Asia-Pacific region are trading mostly in positive territory in anticipation of statistical data from China


The index of Shanghai stock exchange Shanghai Composite fell by 0.42% to 3625,12 points, while the index of Shenzhen stock exchange Shenzhen Composite index grew by 0.76% to 2226,30 item.

MOSCOW, 11 Nov. Stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region (APR) show a positive trend mainly due to the expectations of investors of statistics data from China, according to data exchanges.

As at 06.56 GMT the index of Shanghai stock exchange Shanghai Composite fell by 0.42% to 3625,12 points, while the index of Shenzhen stock exchange Shenzhen Composite index grew by 0.76% to 2226,30 item. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index increased by 0.04% to 22411,55 item. The Australian S&P/ASX 200 grew by 0.28%, reaching 5113,60 item. The Korean KOSPI fell 0.36 percent, reaching 1989,38 item. The Japanese Nikkei 225 grew by 0.03% to 19676,28 item.

Later on Wednesday, the National Bureau of statistics of China will publish data on retail sales and industrial production in the country during October. Polled by Reuters, experts expect that sales in annual terms rose by 10.9% on a monthly — by 10.6%, against a growth of 10.5% in September. The indicator on the volume of industrial production is expected to average 5.8% yoy and 6.2% in 10 months.

Markets will be vulnerable to upcoming data from China and can decrease if the performance will be worse than expected.