Nikkei 225 falls 0.3% to 26,467.08; Hang Seng Index slides 0.8% to 26,304.56; CSI300 drops 0.2% to 3,410.2
04 ATF Big Picture
JD Health surges on Hong Kong debut. China biotech groups such as Ping An Good Doctor and AliHealth see soaring revenues amid coronavirus pandemic and are harbingers of new model of digital medicine delivery.
"China property continues to forge ahead with developer sales continuing strongly, up 23% year-on-year in November with our analysts expecting this strong performance to continue in December. Q1 should also perform favourably given the weak comparators with the Chinese/SE Asian economies impacted earlier in 2020 from COVID-19 than the Europe and US."
08 Moon rock for $1?
Four missions would test for in-situ resource use for the Artemis programme, which aims to send people to the moon by 2024; meanwhile, Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin says it wants to fly the first woman to the moon.