MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sans Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) overall fell 0.6%
China shares rose Wednesday with healthcare and banking stocks leading the gainers, as investors cheered upbeat quarterly earnings results.
At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.15% at 3,478.06, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.32%.
Japanese shares extended their decliner Wednesday as fears of possible coronavirus-related lockdowns in Japan’s biggest cities cast doubts over the prospects of an economic reopening.
Nikkei share average dove 2.23% to 28,451.64, while the broader TOPIX dove 2.24% to 1,881.11.
Australian stocks fell Wednesday as travel stocks dropped after a new COVID-19 case in New Zealand sparked worries of a pause in the trans-Tasman quarantine-free travel.
The S&P/ASX 200 index was down 0.7% to 6,968.1 by 0030 GMT. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.4% to 12,628.8.
Data as of 21 April 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:33am EDT||165.43||-3.29||-1.95%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:35am EDT||346.93||-6.62||-1.87%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:32am EDT||1,698.97||+0.00||+0.00%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||28,508.55||-591.83||-2.03%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||2:51am EDT||28,644.10||-491.63||-1.69%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:01am EDT||7,258.90||-23.20||-0.32%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:30am EDT||3,171.66||-49.04||-1.52%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||1:29am EDT||1,579.93||-0.11||-0.01%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:06am EDT||6,009.86||-28.46||-0.47%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,439.39||-61.03||-0.94%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:50am EDT||3,473.65||+0.71||+0.02%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||20 Apr 2021||47,705.80||-243.62||-0.51%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||2:50am EDT||1,601.72||-5.85||-0.36%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||19 Apr 2021||442.87||+0.33||+0.07%|
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