Japan’s LDP’s Aso says in Taipai, we are moving from peacetime to times of turbulence

Japanese LDPs Aso says:

  • In Taipei we are moving from peacetime to times of turbulence
  • Believe that issues that were hidden beneath the surface are coming to the fore
  • Taiwan is an important partner and friend
  • Japan has continued to say that peace and Taiwan Strait is important for regional stability
  • Most important thing is to make sure war doesn’t break out in the Taiwan Strait

Those are some concerning comments.

Looking at stock markets:

  • Japan’s Nikkei 225 is now up 0.19% after being up over 0.8% on the day
  • Shanghai composite index is down -0.50%
  • Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index is down -1.65%
  • Australia’s S&P/ASX index is trading up 0.18%

Source: https://www.forexlive.com/news/japans-ldps-aso-says-in-taipai-we-are-moving-from-peacetime-to-times-of-turbulence-20230808/

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