Asian markets under pressure as ‘Trump Trade’ wears off

Markets in Asia tumbled a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Common misplaced 123 factors, reflecting investor uncertainty following the announcement of U.S. President Donald Trump’s new immigration coverage.

In Japan, the Nikkei Index skilled its greatest one-day loss since Nov. 9, closing down 1.7 % to complete at 198,041.34, Yonhap information company reported.

One other inventory market index for the Tokyo Inventory Alternate, the TOPIX, was down 1.four % to shut at 1,521.67.

The worth of the U.S. greenback fell to 113.24 Japanese yen, a sign traders are searching for a foreign money haven amid U.S. political uncertainty.

A day earlier in New York, the Dow fell 123 factors to shut at 19,971.13, after surpassing the 20,000 mark not lengthy after Trump was sworn into workplace.

Merchants in Tokyo stated traders are promoting dangerous belongings due to the uncertainty underlying the insurance policies of the brand new administration.

Markets in Seoul mirrored related investor issues concerning Trump’s restrictive immigration insurance policies.