Most Asian stock markets are losing ground on Thursday after the Wall Street index fell yesterday, with the industrial Dow Jones closes below the psychological level of 36,000 units.
On the board, the Japanese Nikkei 225 fell 0.30% to 29,598.66 points, while the broader Topix recorded small losses of 0.1% at 2,035.52.
However, the Japanese indices managed to limit their losses after reports that the stimulus package of the economy of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will be larger than expected.
According to reports, the stimulus package is expected to provide budget expenditures of about 55.7 trillion. yen ($ 488 billion). Market estimates were for a package of 30 to 40 trillion. γεν. The financial package is expected to be approved by the cabinet on Friday.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index fell 1.4%, while in mainland China the Shanghai Composite fell 0.5%.
In South Korea the Kospi index lost 0.25%, while in Australia the S & P / ASX 200 closed with small gains of 0.1%. The indices in Singapore and Taiwan are moving upwards, while they are falling in Malaysia and Indonesia.