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Nikkei prints a fresh 6-week low

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The Nikkei index has printed a fresh 6-week low at 13387 in early Tokyo trade, last above the 13500 points mark, down -1.9% for the session, and more than -15% since printed fresh 5.5-year highs on May 23th.

With mixed economic data out in the region today, Hang-Seng index is about flat for the session after being first down around -0.5% in early trade, for then bouncing off lows to gain about +0.4%, and then back to where started, last up +0.25%. Australian ASX is up a tiny +0.08% and Korean Kospi down -0.08%, while Shanghai is also down -0.75%.

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