American depository receipts of Asian stocks were trading 0.05% higher at 174.70 on the Bank of New York Mellon Asia ADR Index on Thursday.
In North Asia, the gainers were led by financial services company China Finance Online ( JRJC ), and commercial wheel manufacturer China Zenix Auto International ( ZX ), which rose 7.6% and 5.6% respectively. They were followed by educational services provider China Online Education ( COE ), up 3.5%, and China New Borun ( BORN ), a producer of corn-based edible alcohol, up 2.4%.
The decliners in North Asia were led by Aluminum Corporation of China ( ACH ), and telecommunications company China Unicom (CHU), which fell 2.8% and 2.4% respectively. They were followed by Yintech Investment (YIN), an online provider of spot commodity trading services in China, lower 2.3%, and technology company Xunlei (XNET), lower 2.2%.
In South Asia, the only gainers were automaker Tata Motors (TTM), and digital entertainment company Sea Limited (SE), which were down 1.1% and 0.6% respectively.
IT firm SIFY Technologies (SIFY) led the decliners in South Asia, falling 0.7%, followed by telecommunications provider Telekomunikasi Indonesia (TLK), and pharmaceutical company Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (RDY), which lost 0.4% each. HDFC Bank (HDB) was off 0.3%.
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