Contributed by NAMPA / AFP.
Asian markets rise as attention turns to China growth data
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Hong Kong, April 16, 2019 (AFP) - Asian markets rose Tuesday after a slow start to the day, as investors brushed off a weak lead from Wall Street while looking ahead for the release of Chinese growth data.
With few catalysts to drive business, regional equities at first struggled for traction but picked up as the day wore on -- resuming an uptrend that has characterised the year.