Asia markets slip as virus outbreaks mute hopes for rebound
Tuesday, 7 July 2020
TOKYO (AP) — Markets were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dimmed hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq composite to another record high. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.4% to finish at 22,614.69 and South Korea's Kospi lost early gains to decline nearly 1.0% to 2,166.73. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was little changed, edging less than 0.1% lower to 6,012.90. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.7% to 26,161.15, while the Shanghai Composite...
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