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Asian stocks rise amid worries over global inflation, Covid-19 cases

Updated: 17 Aug 2022, 09:41 AM IST
TL;DR.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.8% in morning trading to 29,101.33. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose nearly 0.1% to 7,109.50. South Korea's Kospi lost 0.5% to 2,521.84. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.5% to 19,932.34, while the Shanghai Composite edged up 0.2% to 3,284.14.
Pedestrians stand in front of an electronic quotation board displaying the numbers of the World's stock market, including share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (C, top) in Tokyo on June 14, 2022. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)

Pedestrians stand in front of an electronic quotation board displaying the numbers of the World's stock market, including share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (C, top) in Tokyo on June 14, 2022. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)