Asia-Pacific Markets Overall Higher

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China stocks rose Friday to end the wk higher, as financial and healthcare firms gained, leading a rally in Asia’s markets.

The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 2.4% at 5,110.59, the Shanghai Composite Index advanced 1.8% to finish at 3,490.38.

Japanese stocks marked their biggest weekly loss in 9 months despite a slight climb in the day on positive corporate earnings.

The Nikkei 225 Index ended 2.32% higher at 28,084.47 Friday, while the broader TOPIX rose 1.86% at 1,883.42.

On the week, the Nikkei fell 4.3% to its biggest loss since the wk ended 31 July 2020.

Australian shares finished higher Friday, led by gains in banks and energy stocks, tracking an overnight Wall Street rebound.

The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 0.5% higher at 7,014.2. On the wk, it ended 0.9% lower. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 0.5% lower to 12,367.86.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 14 May 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:59am EDT165.09+2.97+1.83%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index3:19am EDT333.97+0.64+0.19%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index3:19am EDT1,760.06-7.31-0.41%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT28,084.47+636.46+2.32%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:35am EDT28,017.93+299.26+1.08%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:59am EDT7,239.40+30.40+0.42%
.KS11KOSPI Index2:32am EDT3,153.32+31.21+1.00%
.SETISET Composite Index3:35am EDT1,544.53-3.60-0.23%
.JKSEJakarta Composite11 May 20215,938.35-37.44-0.63%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,269.36+32.96+0.53%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:19am EDT3,490.38+60.84+1.77%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex3:35am EDT48,673.85-16.95-0.03%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI12 May 20211,582.52+4.88+0.31%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index12 May 2021428.53+3.78+0.89%

Have a healthy weekend, Keep the Faith!