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Asian Markets at Close Report: Asia markets close mixed amid trade news; Caixin China PMI hits a low I CNBC

cnbc.com Asia markets close mixed amid trade news; Caixin China PMI hits a low Cheang Ming Asian stocks closed mixed on Wednesday as investors digested headlines related to a months-long trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Nikkei 225 advanced 0.86 percent, or 192.98 points, to close at 22,746.70, buoyed by extended softness in the yen. Steelmakers led gains for the day, with JFE Holdings rising 10.37 percent. Exporters, including automakers, notched firm gains, as did bank shares. NIKKEI NIKKEI 22746.70 192.98

Asian Markets at Close Report I CNBC

cnbc.com Asia markets gain after US-China trade tariffs kick in; dollar softer Cheang Ming Asian shares closed higher on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street's advance following the release of strong employment data for the month of June. Meanwhile, investors continued to keep an eye on trade after the U.S. and China exchanged tariffs last week. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.21 percent, or 264.04 points, to close at 22,052.18, buoyed by broad-based gains across sectors, including banking, electric appliances and metal products, with pharmaceuticals leading gains on the index. The broader Topix advanced 1.2 percent.