Asian stock markets are mixed in morning trade as shares in China and Hong Kong fall. The Hang Seng is down 0.3% and the Shanghai Composite is trading down by 0.6%. The Nikkei 225 is up 0.50%. Stock markets in US and Europe closed the previous session on a positive note.
Meanwhile, Indian share markets have opened the day on a positive note. BSE Sensex is trading higher by 159 points and NSE Nifty is trading higher by 14 points. S&P BSE Mid Cap is trading up by 0.5% and S&P BSE Small Cap is trading up by 0.6%.