American depository receipts of Asian stocks were trading 0.33% lower at 145.22 on the Bank of New York Mellon Asia ADR Index on Thursday.
In North Asia, the gainers were led by solar park operator Sky Solar Holdings ( SKYS ), and solar energy company Hanwha Q Cells ( HQCL ), which rose 3.2% and 2.7% respectively. They were followed by online game developer Gravity ( GRVY ), up 1.8%, and China Online Education ( COE ), a provider of online English language education services in China, higher 1.1%.
The decliners in North Asia were led by ChinaCache ( CCIH ), a provider of content delivery network and cloud computing, which tumbled 10%, while casino and resort operator Melco Crown Entertainment (MPEL) shed 5.6%. Fabless semiconductor company Himax Technologies (HIMX), and financial holding company Shinhan Financial (SHG), were off 3.3% and 2.5% respectively.
In South Asia, the only gainer was HDFC Bank (HDB), which rose 1%.
Pharmaceutical company Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (RDY) led the decliners in South Asia, faling 2.1%, while direct-to-home video provider Videocon d2h (VDTH) lost 0.5%. Automobile manufacturer Tata Motors (TTM), and WNS Holdings (WNS), a provider of business process management services, each edged 0.3% lower.
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