Asia-Pacific index mixed at the end of the week
Aug. 13, 2021 1:25 AM ETBy: Gaurav Batavia, SA News Editor
- Japan +0.08%.
- China -0.38%.
- Hong Kong -0.90%.
- Australia +0.47%.
- A light day for European and U.S. economic data: Germany wholesale price index, France CPI data, Eurozone trade balance data. U.S. key data includes consumer sentiment and Baker-Hughes rig count.
- Germany records highest COVID-19 cases in nearly two months. The country recorded 5,578 new cases in the past day, bringing total active cases to ~42,900.
- U.S. markets recorded small gains yesterday. Dow +0.04%. S&P +0.30%. Nasdaq +0.35%. Futures are flat with Dow +0.02%. S&P -0.02%. Nasdaq -0.07%.