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  • Asian markets are mostly up for the day, except for Australia.
  • Market action is largely contained for Friday as markets brace for this weekend’s G20 summit.

Asian equity markets are mostly seeing a mild lift for Friday, with the majority of indexes, save for Australia, posting into the green to cap off the week.

Japan’s bourses are seeing moderate action, with the Nikkei 225 lifting 0.40% with the Tokyo Topix index up 0.60%, while emerging markets also see some buying action for Friday, with the MSCI broad Asia-Pacific index climbing 0.62%.

China’s bourses likewise are seen moderately well-bid, with the Hong Kong Hang Seng in the green by 0.35% and the Shanghai CSI 300 up 0.40%.

The only black spot for Friday’s Pacific market session is Australia, where bearish domestic sentiment sees the ASX 200 in the red for -1.60% on the day. The ASX 200 is also the worst performer in the Asian  market window, down -2.8% over the past month.

Nikkei 225 levels to watch

Nikkei 225

       Today Last Price:  22355
       Today Daily change:  7.0e+3  pips
       Today Daily change %:  0.314%
       Today Daily Open:  22285
       Previous Daily SMA20:  21884.82
       Previous Daily SMA50:  22386.43
       Previous Daily SMA100:  22602.46
       Previous Daily SMA200:  22395.79
       Previous Daily High:  22390
       Previous Daily Low:  22195
       Previous Weekly High:  21925
       Previous Weekly Low:  21180
       Previous Monthly High:  24480
       Previous Monthly Low:  20800
       Previous Daily Fibonacci 38.2%:  22269.49
       Previous Daily Fibonacci 61.8%:  22315.51
       Previous Daily Pivot Point S1:  22190
       Previous Daily Pivot Point S2:  22095
       Previous Daily Pivot Point S3:  21995
       Previous Daily Pivot Point R1:  22385
       Previous Daily Pivot Point R2:  22485
       Previous Daily Pivot Point R3:  22580