SINGAPORE (July 10): Markets across Asia traded choppily mid-week, after tensions on the Korean peninsula heated up in the wake of a North Korean missile launch into the Sea of Japan. The Nikkei 225 fell to a three-week low after trading opened in Tokyo on July 5. While it regained some ground at the end of the trading session, the index fell again on July 6 and ended the day lower at 19,994.06 points. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index ended July 6 0.22% lower.

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