Typhoon hits Philippine shares, Nikkei rises after current account data

|By:, SA News Editor

Philippine shares (EPHE) trade lower by nearly 2% after a powerful typhoon takes a devastating toll on the country.

Meanwhile, the Nikkei is up 1% in Tokyo.

Data out Monday show Japan's current account logged a surplus of ¥587.3B in September, up 14.3% Y/Y and above the ¥401B economists were expecting.

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