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Equities Struggle In Asia On Wall St. Spillover, E-Minis Mixed


The negative impetus from Wall St. spilled over into Asia-Pac hours, with little in the way of macro headline flow to counter the momentum after markets chose to re-focus on familiar risks on Thursday (COVID worry, related U.S. social mobility restrictions, DC fiscal impasse & U.S. political clouds). This biased the major regional indices lower in the final session of the week, while e-minis dealt either side of unchanged.

  • •Nikkei 225 -0.9%, Hang Seng -0.6%, CSI 300 -1.0%, ASX 200 -0.2%.
  • •S&P 500 futures +2, DJIA futures -27, NASDAQ 100 futures +44.
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