Asian markets remain mixed. The cases of Hubei are already over 50,000

Asian markets remain mixed after the latest coronavirus data are released. There are already 64 430 infected in the world, 1 383 deaths and 6 811 cured. In Hubei, 51 986 are infected.

Shares in Japan continue to decline, while those in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul go up. US futures are also up. Global equities and bond yields are rising because of renewed optimism that there will be no serious impact on the economy.

The yuan remains strong, trading for $ 7, oil trading for $ 51 a barrel. The bonds and the Japanese yen have been slightly modified.

In the meantime, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has begun to reduce its repo operations by more than analysts had expected.


Topix -0.6%

Hang Seng +0.7%

Shanghai Composite +0.6%

Kospi +0.8%

ASX200 +0.3%

USD / JPY is trading at 109.88. The yuan is at levels of 6.9819. Pounds at $ 1.3046, and the euro held the area at $ 1.0836.

US 10-year bonds are down to 1.61% and Australian 10-year bonds are down to 1.06%.

WTI held at $ 51.49 and gold traded down 0.1% at $ 1.573.82

Source: Bloomberg Finance L.P.
Graphs: Used with permission of Bloomberg Finance L.P.

 Trader Martin Nikolov

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