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Sentiment Sours


After a negative lead from US markets yesterday, bourses in the Asia-Pac time zone started on the back foot. Markets in Japan lead the way lower with losses of over 2% as Japan battled with state of emergency/lockdown worries. The Hang Seng is also nursing heavy losses as tech shares sink, while markets in mainland China are in minor positive territory after opening in negative territory but gradually eroding losses. US futures are lower, the Nasdaq underperforming as earnings disappoint.

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