China shares rose on upbeat factory data, tech boost
At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 1.75% at 3,367.97. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.62%. The smaller Shenzhen index ended up 2.6% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index was higher by 2.629%. Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR50 index closed up 7.26%, its biggest daily gainer since its debut on 23 July.
Japanese shares snapped 6 consecutive sessions of losses Monday, as markets tracked Wall Street’s Friday rally on strong earnings reports, and the JPY retreated from a 4.5-month high Vs USD.
The benchmark Nikkei share average closed 2.24% higher at 22,195.38. The index had 193 advancers Vs 32 decliners. The broader Topix gained 1.78% at 1,522.64.
Australian shares fell to a 1-month+ low Monday, dragged down by financial stocks, as the country’s 2nd-most populous state imposed its strictest movement restrictions yet to curb an uptick in C-19 cases.
The S&P/ASX 200 index was down 0.7% at 5,888.7 by 0106 GMT, marking its lowest since 30 June.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.5% to 11,666.2.
Data as of 3 August 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:45am EDT||133.46||+2.30||+1.75%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:35am EDT||307.48||+1.46||+0.48%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||4:35am EDT||1,247.23||-13.86||-1.10%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,195.38||+485.38||+2.24%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:09am EDT||24,458.13||-137.22||-0.56%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:29am EDT||6,053.90||-4.40||-0.07%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:01am EDT||2,251.04||+1.67||+0.07%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||4:51am EDT||1,319.85||-8.68||-0.65%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,006.22||-143.40||-2.78%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,715.92||-212.53||-3.58%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||3,367.97||+57.96||+1.75%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||4:51am EDT||37,009.87||-597.02||-1.59%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||4:51am EDT||1,572.61||-31.14||-1.94%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||30 Jul 2020||198.49||-1.34||-0.67%|
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