Nikkei unofficially closes up +0.22%

Equity markets waiting on the US

For the Phase one deal to progress further towards a signature we really need to hear that the US will remove the tariffs in imposed on China in September. The White House are still silent on the issue, hence the undecided Asian equity markets:
  • Hang Seng: +0.17%
  • Shanghai Comp: -0.35%
  • S&P200: -0.55%