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Asian markets mixed at close; Nikkei down 0.64%


Forex Pros – Asian stocks were mixed after the closing bell on Friday.

At the close of Asian trade, Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 0.64%, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index gained 0.04%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index was trading 0.62% down.

Meanwhile, the outlook for U.S. equity markets was mixed. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures indicated a gain of 0.03%, S&P 500 futures pointed to an increase of 0.08% and Nasdaq 100 futures indicated a fall of 0.07%. - Forex Pros offers a diverse set of professional tools for Forex, Futures and CFDs. These include real-time data streams, technical and fundamental analysis by in-house experts, and a widely used economic calendar and Forex News.

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