Stocks in Asia surge as China price data aids sentiment

On Tuesday, Asian stocks stood mostly in positive territory in morning trade with data on China prices backing up sentiment along with a weaker yen.     

The Nikkei 225 acquired up to 1.5%. The Shanghai Composite managed to surge 0.02%, while the S&P/ASX 200 went up 0.12%.

In China, CPI for April went down 0.2% month-on-month as predicted and approximately at a 2.3% tempo year-on-year, a bit lower than the previous 2.4% profit. As for April’s year-on-year PPI, it descended 3.4% compared to the supposed fall of 3.8%.   

The Japanese yen dropped right after Reuters posted that on Tuesday, Japan’s finance minister Taro Aso told that the country’s financial authorities are going to intervene in the currency market in the yen keeps going up.

It feels like Japan doesn’t have any further plans to manipulate currency moves on a long-term basis. Aso, added that both G20 and G7 nations realize that excessive currency volatility is extremely undesirable.    


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