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AU and JP equities trade modestly lower after directionless US session, various holidays in Asia

AU and JP equities trade modestly lower after directionless US session, various holidays in Asia
Asia Market Update: AU and JP equities trade modestly lower after directionless US session, various holidays in Asia; G7 to hold virtual meeting. Gene

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1% prior China/Hong Kong - (CN) Shanghai Composite closed for holiday, returns on Feb 18th (Thursday) - (HK) Hang Seng closed for holiday, returns for trading on Feb 16th (Tuesday) - (US) White House Press Sec Psaki: We are not in a rush on China trade review - (CN) China Global Times Editor in Chief Hu Xijin: two-hour Biden-Xi call sends a 'very positive message' - Huawei: Said to be seeking UK Court order for records from HSBC relating to Huawei CFO - Press Japan - Nikkei 225 opened +0.2% - (JP) Nikkei 225 Feb Options settle at 29,718 - (JP) Japan Econ Min Nishimura: Japan will maintain State of Emergency in 10 regions - (JP) Japan Fin Min Aso: Domestic economy still in severe shape; Some foreign economies showing recovery signs Korea - (KR) Kospi closed for holiday, returns for trading on Feb 15th (Monday) North America - (US) Treasury Sec Yellen and President Biden to receive economic briefing on Friday (Feb 12th) - (US) US Treasury Sec Yellen and Fed Chair Powell to participate in virtual meeting of G7 Finance Ministers on Friday (Feb 12th) - (US) US House Panel advances $15.

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