Hong Kong stocks fell Friday to post wkly losses after Beijing widened crackdown on fintech companies as financial watchdogs might order them to strengthen compliance with regulations.
The Hang Seng index fell 2% to 28,724.88, while the China Enterprises Index lost 2% to 10,825.25.
China stocks fell Friday to close the wk lower as data showed the country’s factory activity growth slowed in April.
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.8% to 5,123.49, while the Shanghai Composite Index ended down 0.8% to 3,446.86.
On the wk, CSI300 was off 0.2%, while SSEC dropped 0.8%.
Japanese shares ended lower Friday, weighed down by technology firms’ disappointing outlook hit investor sentiment.
The Nikkei 225 Index fell 0.83% to 28,812.63, the broader TOPIX slipped 0.57% to 1,898.24.
Australian shares fell Friday. The S&P/ASX 200 index dropped 0.6% to 7,042.1, in New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.08% to 12,704.7.
Data as of 30 April 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:42am EDT||166.42||-0.91||-0.54%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:43am EDT||350.32||-6.60||-1.85%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:29am EDT||1,742.61||-22.77||-1.29%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||28,812.63||-241.34||-0.83%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||28,724.88||-578.38||-1.97%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:10am EDT||7,290.70||-55.30||-0.75%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:01am EDT||3,147.86||-26.21||-0.83%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:56am EDT||1,583.13||-7.33||-0.46%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,995.62||-17.34||-0.29%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,370.87||-116.64||-1.80%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,446.86||-28.04||-0.81%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||8:23am EDT||48,782.36||-983.58||-1.98%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,601.65||-6.85||-0.43%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||28 Apr 2021||419.19||+0.70||+0.17%|
Have a healthy weekend, Keep the Faith!