Hong Kong stocks ended the week higher, despite easing on the day after Trump administration decided to ban U.S. investments in firms linked to the Chinese military, ramping up pressure on Beijing after the U.S. election.
The Hang Seng index ended 0.1% lower to 26,156.86 Friday, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.3% to 10,545.27.
China stocks closed lower Friday to post a weekly loss, as a series of corporate bond defaults hurt sentiment.
The blue-chip CSI300 index ended 1.1% lower to 4,856.85, while the Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.9% to 3,310.10. On the week, CSI300 slipped 0.6%, while SSEC shed 0.1%.
Japan’s Nikkei share average ended lower Friday, snapping 8 consecutive sessions of gainers.
The benchmark Nikkei share average dropped 0.53% to 25,385.87 and ended close to the 29-yr high.
On the week, the Nikkei gained 4.36%. The broader Topix eased 1.33% to 1,703.33.
Australian stocks closed lower Friday, as risk sentiment sagged after major central banks warned that near-term economic risks remain as coronavirus cases accelerate.
The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO dropped 0.2% to close at 6405.2 pts. The benchmark index notched a weekly gainer of 3.5%. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 finish 0.2% higher.
Data as of 13 November 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:37am EST||149.24||-1.91||-1.26%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:37am EST||325.96||+3.04||+0.94%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:16am EST||1,455.80||+6.62||+0.46%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||1:15am EST||25,385.87||-135.01||-0.53%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:08am EST||26,156.86||-12.52||-0.05%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||1:09am EST||6,609.30||-10.10||-0.15%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||4:03am EST||2,493.87||+18.25||+0.74%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||4:51am EST||1,346.47||+10.16||+0.76%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:14am EST||5,461.06||+2.46||+0.04%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12 Nov 2020||6,969.88||-54.38||-0.77%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:59am EST||3,310.10||-28.57||-0.86%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:34am EST||43,443.00||+85.81||+0.20%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||12 Nov 2020||1,589.69||-1.09||-0.07%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||12 Nov 2020||264.14||-0.14||-0.05%|
Have a healthy weekend, Keep the Faith!