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FxWirePro: Asian markets slightly down, gold flat at $1,325 mark
All the major Asian indices were trading on a lower note on Friday. Gold was trading around $1,325 mark while silver was trading around $15.81 mark.
Tokyo's Nikkei was trading 0.30 pct lower at 21,401.55 points.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was trading 0.42 pct higher at 6,165.41 points.
Shanghai composite index to open down 0.1 pct at 2,749.46 points and China's CSI300 index to open down 0.1 pct at 3,439.38 points.
Taiwanese stock was trading around 0.26 percent lower at 10,295.10 points.
Hong Kong’s Hang seng was trading 0.24 pct lower at 28,561.25 points.
South Korea’s Kospi was trading 0.28 percent lower at 2,222.48 points.
India’s NSE Nifty was trading around 0.21 percent lower at 10,767.58 points while BSE Sensex was trading 0.21 points lower at 35,822.87 points.