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Asian equity markets highlight Japanese surge

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Asian equities again exploded overnight, notching new yearly highs as Abenomics truly begins to take form. Overnight, the BoJ Interest rate decision was held at 0.1%, which matched expectations.

Beginning with the indices and composites, the Shanghai fell -0.12% as it settles in region of 2302.40, down -2.72 points in these moments. In addition, the Nikkei 225 is trading in positive territory, operating at 15627.26, surging +246.24 points or +1.60% at the time of writing. Finally, the Hang Seng Index has edged lower today, trading in the zone of 23257.56, presently -0.49% after a movement of -114.12 points.

Moving to commodities the prices of gold and silver are trading at USD $1386.83 and $22.64 per oz. respectively. Moreover, the price of crude is operating at USD $95.80/bbl Wednesday.

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