Asian markets mixed as COVID weighs on investor sentiment
Asian shares were mixed on Friday after a hodge-podge of economic data led Wall Street to close mostly lower.
The Shanghai Composite index
lost 0.6%, while the S&P/ASX 200
in Sydney declined 0.7%. Stocks gained in Taiwan
while benchmark indexes in Singapore
were little changed.
Across the region, concerns over prolonged outbreak of coronavirus have weighed on sentiment.