MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sans Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) jumped 0.3% breaking Key chart resistance of 700 pts marking its highest level since 18 March.
Australian shares are flat Monday as losses in gold miners and technology stocks were offset by gainers in banks and miners that rose after iron ore prices firmed.
The S&P/ASX 200 index was down 0.13% to 7,052.20 by 0105 GMT. Markets in New Zealand were closed for a holiday.
Japanese shares settled higher Monday as travel-related stocks bounced back from losses driven by fears of coronavirus curbs.
The Nikkei share average inched up 0.36% to close at 29,126.23, while the broader TOPIX edged up 0.17% at 1,918.15.
China stocks firmed Monday, underpinned by gainers in start-up companies as liquidity worries eased, Beijing’s plans to spur domestic consumption boosted sentiment.
The CSI300 index rose 0.3% at 5,149.38 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2% at 3,480.68.
Leading the rally, the tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext rose 0.9%, having gained 16% from a recent trough hit on 25 March.
Data as of 26 Apr 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:26am EDT||168.08||+0.30||+0.18%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:25am EDT||353.47||-0.30||-0.08%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:25am EDT||1,723.84||+18.66||+1.09%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||29,126.23||+105.60||+0.36%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||2:42am EDT||29,022.50||-56.25||-0.19%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:45am EDT||7,307.80||-12.90||-0.18%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:32am EDT||3,217.53||+31.43||+0.99%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||1:29am EDT||1,553.82||+0.23||+0.01%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||2:57am EDT||5,961.53||-55.34||-0.92%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,389.38||+11.31||+0.18%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:42am EDT||3,447.37||-26.80||-0.77%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||2:42am EDT||48,520.55||+642.10||+1.34%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||2:42am EDT||1,616.84||+8.41||+0.52%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||22 Apr 2021||427.08||+5.73||+1.36%|
Have a healthy week, Keep the Faith!