Fri, 30 Jul 2021

SEOUL -- Price for goods and services among South Korean suppliers posted the first fall in five months last month due mainly to lower farm goods price, central bank data showed Friday.

The producer price index stood at 102.92 in October, down 0.5 percent from the previous month, according to the Bank of Korea. (S.Korea-Producer Price)

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SYDNEY -- The Australian share market notched up a third consecutive week of gains despite finishing lower on Friday.

At the market close the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index was down 8.00 points or 0.12 percent at 6,539.20, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 2.80 points or 0.04 percent at 6,739.90. (Australia-Stock Market)

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WELLINGTON -- New Zealand stock market's indicator, the S&P/NZX 50 index, dropped by 0.92 percent to 12,442 on Friday.

The drop was led by Enprise Group Limited, which went down by 5.21 percent to 0.91 NZ dollars (0.63 U.S. dollars), while New Talisman Gold Mines Limited jumped by 20 percent to 0.006 NZ dollars. (New Zealand-Stock Market)

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MUMBAI -- Indian markets opened higher on Friday.

Bajaj Finance, L&T and Tata Steel are the top gainers while RIL, Bajaj Finance and HDFC Bank are the most active stocks. (India-Stocks-Opening)

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