June 17, 2021
Markets

Asian markets rise on optimism over U.S. rebound

TOKYO — Asian shares rose Friday on optimism about the rally on Wall Street and an economic rebound in the U.S., as investors awaited the release of jobs data.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225
NIK,
+0.14%

recouped early losses to edge up 0.3% in morning trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200
XJO,
+0.31%

added 0.3%, while South Korea’s Kospi
180721,
+0.74%

gained 0.7%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng
HSI,
+0.22%

rose 0.5%, while the Shanghai Composite
SHCOMP,
+0.16%

edged up 0.4%. Stocks declined in Indonesia
JAKIDX,
-0.41%

but gained in Singapore
STI,
+0.82%

and Taiwan
Y9999,
+1.50%
.

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