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Asian equities record uneven performance Wednesday

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - For the first time this week it was not the Japanese markets that were whipsawed but that of the Chinese ones. Indeed, market tranquility and stability seemed to overall help lend confidence to markets, preventing any large movements, with a notable exception.

Beginning with the indices and composites, the Shanghai rose +0.12% as it settles in region of 2324.02, up +2.70 points in these moments. In addition, the Nikkei 225 is again trading in positive territory, operating at 14326.12, following a slight gain of +14.48 points or +0.10% at the time of writing. Finally, the Hang Seng Index has edged sizably lower today, trading in the zone of 22554.93, presently -1.61% after a movement of -369.32 points.

Moving to commodities the prices of gold and silver are trading at USD $1385.56 and $22.27 per oz. respectively. Moreover, the price of crude dove to USD $94.35/bbl Wednesday.

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