SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific region fell in Monday morning trading, as investors continued to monitor the situation surrounding Ukraine.
Australia S & P / ASX 200 It fell by 0.82% in morning trading.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan traded 0.36% lower.
Fears of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine are likely to continue to weigh on investor sentiment. our president Joe Biden Plans abruptly cancel on Sunday Back in Delaware after a high-level meeting on the Ukraine crisis.
Looking ahead, China is due to announce its latest benchmark lending rate on Monday, with the latest key one-year loan rate expected to be released at 9:15AM HK/Singapore time. All 24 financial institutions surveyed by Reuters early on expected no change in LPR for one year.
Markets in the US are closed on Monday for a holiday.
The US dollar indexwhich measures the US currency against a basket of other currencies, was at 96.109 after its recent rise from below 96.
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