Economic data from South Korea, India and Japan

The Shanghai Stock Exchange building.

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Asia-Pacific shares were mixed ahead of economic data from Japan and India.

Mainland China markets have flourished. The Shanghai Composite gained 0.14% and the Shenzhen Component rose 0.495%.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index also rose 0.31%.

The Japanese Nikkei 225, however, fell 0.13% while the Topix index fell 0.24%. The Kospi traded better, up 0.57%.

The S&P/ASX 200 in Australia rose 0.76%.

The most recent reading from the ANZ-Roy Morgan survey of Australian consumer confidence showed Australian consumer confidence rebounding last week, falling after the Reserve Bank of Australia’s rate hike at the start of the month. month.

Hawkish statements from that meeting released on Tuesday suggest there is a likelihood of further tightening to come, analysts said.

Japanese stocks were awash in a sea of ​​red. Nissan, Honda and Toyota lost around 1% each.

Producers of lithium, fertilizers and other metals closed factories or cut production in southwest China’s Sichuan province on Monday after rationing industrial electricity use amid its worst heat wave in 60 years.

After a positive rally, US stock futures were flat on Monday evening. The S&P 500 extended a fourth straight week of gains.

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