Asian markets fall as Iran retaliates against US in rocket attack

Asian markets fall as Iran retaliates against US in rocket attack

Asian shares and U.S. treasury yields plunged on Wednesday, while gold and oil shot higher after Iran fired rockets at an Iraqi air base that hosts U.S. military forces. Japan’s Nikkei 225 plunged 1.9% by 10:30 PM ET (02:30 GMT), while China’s Shanghai Composite and the SZSE Component dropped 0.7% and 0.3% respectively. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index was down 1.0%. South Korea’s KOSPI also fell 1.0%.

KCooper
KCooper
Fin
Fin 3 months

Not good. Hope not a impending trend

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