Asian Stocks Mixed, Investors Digest Yellen Interest Rate Comments

By Investing Com8 days ago

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By Gina Lee

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Investing.com Asia Pacific stocks were mixed Wednesday morning, with closures in major markets softening the impact of comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen regarding interest rates that jolted markets.

In Australia, the ASX 200 was up by 11:24 PM ET (3:24 AM GMT) while Hong Kongs Hang Seng Index inched down.

Japanese, Chinese and Korean markets are closed for a holiday. Treasury futures were steady with cash markets closed in the region.

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