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Australian shares ended the wk on a positive note, boosted by banks, as investors cheered the government’s signals to ease lending standards to free up credit and revive the virus-hit economy.
The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed1.5% higher. The benchmark index marked its best weekly gainer since the wk ended 14 August.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index NZ50 gained 0.9% to end the session at 11,797.08.
Japanese stocks rose Friday, tracking tech-led strength on Wall Street overnight as hopes for more US stimulus offset some concerns about the health of the global economy.
The Nikkei 225 Index ended 0.51% higher at 23,204.62. The broader Topix gained 0.48% at 1,634.23.
China’s major indexes ended little changed Friday, but posted their worst weekly decline since mid-July as a resurgence in C-19 cases globally raised concerns about the pace of economic recovery.
The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.2%, at 4,570.02, while the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.1% to 3,219.42.
On the week, the CSI300 shed 3.5%, while SSEC lost 3.6%, both marking their steepest weekly declines since the wk ended 17 July.
The tech-heavy startup board ChiNext gained 0.2% Friday, while the STAR50 index retreated 2.2%. They fell 2.1% and 2.8% on the wk, respectively.
Data as of 25 September 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:41am EDT||143.38||+0.74||+0.52%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:42am EDT||296.82||-2.13||-0.71%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||5:52am EDT||1,289.37||+29.65||+2.35%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||23,204.62||+116.80||+0.51%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||23,235.42||-75.65||-0.32%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:06am EDT||6,140.50||+84.00||+1.39%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,278.79||+6.09||+0.27%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:50am EDT||1,244.94||-2.52||-0.20%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||4,945.79||+103.04||+2.13%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,838.66||-7.14||-0.12%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,219.42||-3.76||-0.12%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||6:06am EDT||37,388.66||+835.06||+2.28%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,509.14||+8.34||+0.56%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||24 Sep 2020||244.76||+0.52||+0.21%|
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