JSE faces lower Asian markets as China reports Covid-19 deaths

The JSE is facing lower Asian markets as sentiment was dimmed by the first Covid-19 deaths reported in China since May, and new lockdown restrictions were implemented.

The Hang Seng in Hong Kong declined 2.09%, the Shanghai composite 0.81%, while the Nikkei in Japan was flat. Year to date, the Hang Seng is down almost one-quarter (24.31%), the Shanghai composite 15.42% and the Nikkei 4.79%…

Source: businesslive.co.za