At 7:43 am (IST), Asian markets were trading higher. Shanghai Composite gained 1.20%, Hang Seng was up 0.36%, Straits Times was up 0.19% and Seoul Composite rose 0.22%.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.36% or 81.35 points at 22,601.04.
Japan's Nikkei fell 0.70% or 79.53 points at 11,319.28.
Singapore's Straits Times was up 0.19% or 6.18 points at 3,260.44.
South Korea's Seoul Composite rose 0.22% or 4.31 points at 2,004.32.
Taiwan's Taiwan Weighted added 0.28% or 21.94 points at 7,902.84.
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