Exchange the APR reduced on the background of falling U.S. stock market

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The main stock markets of the Asia-Pacific region (APR) on Thursday show a sharp negative trend, the leaders of the fall is the Japanese Nikkei, which loses 3% against sales in the American markets the day before, according to the auction.

As at 7.25 GMT the index of the Shanghai stock exchange Shanghai Composite fell by 1.42% to 2566,21 item, the index of the Shenzhen stock exchange Shenzhen Composite by 1.99% to 1271,43 points. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index declined by 1.81% to 24794,32 item, Korean KOSPI — by 2.1%, to 2053,57 points. The Australian index S&P/ASX 200 was down by 2.25% to 5697,9 points, Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell by 3.25% to 21370,3 points.

The pessimism of investors in the Asian region is associated with the fall of American stock markets on the environment. So, the main stock indices of the USA following the results of day has decreased by 2.4 to 4.4%, while the drop in the NASDAQ was the strongest since 2011. Such dynamics was due to the weak domestic macroeconomic statistics.

«Weak data on the U.S. real estate market, ambiguous indicators of corporate reporting, fears of a trade war and a slowdown in the global economy contributed to the sales», — quotes Agency Reuters analysts Rivkin Securities.

Additional pressure on the sentiment of Asian investors have corporate news. So, the Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has announced that it has recorded unauthorized access to information systems containing data on approximately 9.4 million passengers. The company notes that immediately took necessary measures and started an investigation. Against this background, the company’s shares are losing in trading in Hong Kong more than 5%.

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