Singapore — Stocks in the Asia-Pacific region fell in trading Monday morning as investors monitored the market’s reaction to a major mistake in US employment data on Friday.
in Japan, Nikkei 225 While the Tokyo Stock Price Index was below the flat line, it fell 0.53%.
Elsewhere, Australian stocks have fallen. S & P / ASX 200 0.94% decrease.
MSCI’s widest non-Japanese Asia Pacific stock index fell 0.23%.
The Korean market is closed on Mondays due to holidays.
The Ministry of Labor reported on Friday that US non-farm payrolls increased by just 194,000 in September, well below Dow Jones’ estimated 500,000. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate fell to 4.8%, surpassing expectations of 5.1%, the lowest since February 2020.
NS USD indexTracking the greenback against the peer’s basket was 94.162 after a recent fall from the top of 94.2.
NS JPY It traded against the greenback at 112.26 per dollar, weakening from below 111.6 late last week. NS Australian dollar I changed my hand at $ 0.7296, which is above the level below $ 0.724 seen last week.
— CNBC’s Jeff Cox contributed to this report.
Asia Pacific stocks will fall.Korean market closed due to holidays
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