Around the region, MSCI’s Asia sans Japan stock index was weaker by 0.75% while Japan’s Nikkei index was down 1.28%.
Australian shares closed at their lowest marks in 3 wks Monday due to a healthy pull back in this Bull run.
The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 2.2% lower to 5,719.8, its lowest close since 25 May 2020.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.4% to finish the session to 10,864.12.
China’s major indexes pared early losses and finished flat to little changed Monday, as a rally in the startup board on the latest capital market reforms kept concerns over a 2nd wave of C-19 coronavirus cases in Beijing in check.
At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.01% to 2,919.48, while China’s blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.05%.
SSEC and CSI300 declined as much as 0.5% and 0.6% earlier in the session
The A-share market was helped by gains in the tech-heavy startup board, which gained 2.2% to its highest mark since 26 February.
Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong fell 0.5% to 9,782.96, the Hang Seng Index was down 0.62% to 24,150.85.
Japanese stocks fell Monday, the benchmark Nikkei average dropped 0.50% to 22,194.99 by the midday break, with Real Estate, airlines and shippers leading decliners. The broader Topix lost 0.1 % to 1569.60.
Data as of 15 June 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:51am EDT||134.35||-3.64||-2.64%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:51am EDT||278.93||-6.15||-2.16%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:51am EDT||1,122.11||-21.14||-1.85%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||21,530.95||-774.53||-3.47%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:06am EDT||23,777.84||-523.54||-2.15%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:50am EDT||5,830.00||-129.90||-2.18%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:33am EDT||2,030.82||-101.48||-4.76%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||1:29am EDT||1,354.28||-28.28||-2.05%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:22am EDT||4,825.10||-55.26||-1.13%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,163.82||-312.42||-4.82%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||2,890.03||-29.71||-1.02%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||3:06am EDT||33,036.00||-744.89||-2.21%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||3:06am EDT||1,500.09||-45.93||-2.97%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||11 Jun 2020||227.29||+2.93||+1.31%|
Have a healthy week, Keep the Faith!