Asian stock markets on Wednesday traded mixed and range bound. China’s Shanghai Composite surged 0.7 percent and South Korea’s KOSPI gained 0.3 percent. On the other hand, Japan’s NIKKEI-225 and Singapore’s Straits Times, both ended almost flat. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell marginally by 0.1 percent.
European stocks were also mixed in intra day trade. London’s FTSC-100 added 0.2 percent and France’s CAC gained 0.1 percent while Germany’s DAX fell 0.2 percent.