The exchange of the Asia-Pacific region ended mixed on statistics from USA and China

© AP Photo / Richard DrewРабота stock exchange. Archival photoThe exchange of the Asia-Pacific region ended mixed on statistics from USA and China© AP Photo / Richard Drew

The main stock markets of the Asia-Pacific region (APR) finished trading on Thursday without a single dynamics, otygryvaâ statistics from USA and China.

According to trading, the index of Shanghai stock exchange Shanghai Composite index to closing has decreased on 0,08% — to 3360,81 points, to Shenzhen, the Shenzhen Composite rose 0.31%, to 1944,94 points. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index has decreased on 0,44% — to 27970,3 item, Korean KOSPI — on 0,38% — to 2363,19 points. The Australian index S&P/ASX 200 rose by 0.79% to 5714,5 points, Japanese Nikkei 225 — on 0,72%, to 19646,24 points.

Asian markets continue to react to statistics from the United States. According to the Bureau of economic analysis of the Ministry of trade of the country published on Wednesday, real GDP growth in the second quarter of 2017, according to second estimates, amounted to 3% in annual terms. The figure was above expectations of analysts, who had forecast a 2.7%.

In addition, on Wednesday, the analyst firm Automatic Data Processing (ADP) reported an increase in the number of jobs in August at private companies in the U.S. at 237 thousand compared with the figure of July. The indicator also has appeared above forecasts of analysts, who had expected growth to 183 thousand.

The impact on stock indexes Asia-Pacific was also provided by statistical data from China. Earlier Thursday, the state statistical Bureau of China reported that the purchasing managers ‘ index (PMI) for the nonmanufacturing sector of the economy of the country in August have slowed the increase to 53.4 vs. Jul at 54.5 points.

If, however, other economic indicators of China will show growth in September, with the optimism of analysts regarding the country’s economy could worsen, according to CNBC, citing a leading economist ANZ Research Betty Rui Wang (Betty Rui Wang). So, next week, investors are waiting for statistics on the trade balance of the PRC.

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