JSE faces mixed Asian markets as Covid-19 cases climb in China

The JSE faces mixed Asian markets as new Covid-19 cases in mainland China have investors worried about the reopening of the world’s second-largest economy.

The Nikkei in Japan and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong were up 0.61% and 0.42%, respectively, while the Shanghai composite in mainland China dipped 0.19%. Year to date, the Hang Seng is down almost one-quarter (24.82%), the Shanghai composite 15.12% and the Nikkei 4.05%…

Source: businesslive.co.za