JSE faces mixed Asian markets amid concern about rising Covid cases in China

The JSE is facing mixed Asian markets as investors fret as Covid-19 cases climb to near record highs in mainland China and a few deaths were reported in the capital Beijing at the weekend.

The Nikkei in Japan and the Shanghai composite in mainland China increased 0.69% and 0.75%, respectively. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong declined 0.39%. Year to date, the Hang Seng is down close to one quarter (24.43%), the Shanghai composite 14.43% and the Nikkei 3.97%…

Source: businesslive.co.za