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Felicia Tan
June 9 21:11

Asian stock market trades in different directions

Asian stock market as a whole rose on Tuesday morning, facilitated by the U.S. stock index rally, which showed that the S&P 500 benchmark index is quickly recovering its losses.
Australia's ASX 200 rose 2.28% at 22:29 EST (03:29 UTC) after crossing 3% early in the session.
Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.68% and South Korea's KOSPI fell 0.21%, losing initial gains.
Hong Kong index Hang Seng grew by 1.12%. Chinese Shanghai Composite grew by 0.18%, while Shenzhen Component grew by 0.33%.
Investors were also pleased with the news that global indices had once again reached the level last seen in February, before the Coronavirus epidemic began to spread outside of China.