At 6.15, Swedish time, was Tokyobörsens the Nikkei 225 index is unchanged, while the broader Topixindex had fallen by a marginal 0.1 per cent. In the morning, Japan’s central bank announced that it is now expected to take a further year, until spring 2019, before inflation starts to move upwards towards the tvåprocentsmålet, according to the AFP news agency.
Hong kong’s Hang Seng index had instead risen by 1.1 percent, after positive economic data. Shanghaibörsens kompositindex low, at plus 0.3 percent.
Taiwan’s Weighted Index had fallen 0.2 per cent, Seoulbörsens Kospiindex low of minus 0.3 per cent and Bombaybörsens Sensex was unchanged.