Asian stocks traded in a mixed fashion over economic data
American markets were closed on Memorial Day.
Crude oil rose 0.98% to $66.97 a barrel.
Gold was up 0.14% to $1,907.95 per troy ounce.
The Dollar Index was down 0.18% at 89.830.
Asia and Australia
Japan225 fell 0.66% after data from the day revealed that Industrial Production for April grew 2.5% month-on-month topping March’s 1.7%.
HongKong45 was down 0.29%.
Down under, Australia200 edged down 0.14% ahead of Reserve Bank of Australia’s policy decision.
Stocks closed lower as investors focused on inflation data from some of the region’s biggest economies. Germany30 retreated from an all-time high hit last week, ending the day 0.7% lower. France40 was also around 0.7% lower, while Spain35 fell approx. 0.9%. The UK markets were closed on Spring Bank Holiday.
Brent oil went up 0.99% to $69.40 per barrel.
EUR/USD traded 0.31% higher at 1.2227.
Sources: cnbc.com, investing.com