Asia-Pacific Markets Off on the Day

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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.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 30 April 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index3:42am EDT166.42-0.91-0.54%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index5:43am EDT350.32-6.60-1.85%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:29am EDT1,742.61-22.77-1.29%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT28,812.63-241.34-0.83%
.HSIHang Seng Index4:08am EDT28,724.88-578.38-1.97%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index3:10am EDT7,290.70-55.30-0.75%
.KS11KOSPI Index5:01am EDT3,147.86-26.21-0.83%
.SETISET Composite Index5:56am EDT1,583.13-7.33-0.46%
.JKSEJakarta Composite4:14am EDT5,995.62-17.34-0.29%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,370.87-116.64-1.80%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:59am EDT3,446.86-28.04-0.81%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex8:23am EDT48,782.36-983.58-1.98%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI5:04am EDT1,601.65-6.85-0.43%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index28 Apr 2021419.19+0.70+0.17%

Have a healthy weekend, Keep the Faith!