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Asian stock markets traded mixed today. China's stock markets were affected by the lower than expected Chinese HSBC Manufacturing PMI (Preliminary). HSBC Manufacturing PMI was up to 48.3 in April from 48.0 in March. But the figure in April did not exceed the forecast of 48.4. The Japanese index Nikkei 225 was up due to the weakness of the yen.
Indexes on the close:
Nikkei 225 14,546.27 +157.50 +1.09%
Hang Seng 22,509.64 -221.04 -0.97%Shanghai Composite 2,067.38 -5.45 -0.26%
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