Australian shares settled higher Monday, with tech stocks ending at a record high, while a significant slowdown in fresh daily C-19 coronavirus cases
The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3% at 6,129.60, snapping 2 straight sessions of losses.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index climbed 0.7% to finish the session at 11,921.07.
China stocks closed higher Monday, with strength seen in the tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext, as investors cheered Beijing’s continued market reforms to foster its tech strength.
The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.8% at 4,755.85, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.2% at 3,385.64.
ChiNext ended 2% higher, and the STAR50 index inched up 0.2%
Japanese shares finished higher Monday, taking cues from gains in e-mini futures and Asian peers, but rising speculations around PM Shinzo Abe’s health weighed on sentiment.
The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 0.28% to close at 22,985.51, and the broader Topix gained 0.19% at 1,607.13.
Data as of 24 August 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:38am EDT||141.01||+0.26||+0.18%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:39am EDT||321.91||+7.03||+2.23%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:29am EDT||1,329.08||+10.66||+0.81%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,985.51||+65.21||+0.28%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||25,551.58||+437.74||+1.74%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:35am EDT||6,300.30||+29.60||+0.47%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,329.83||+25.24||+1.10%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:52am EDT||1,317.11||+17.85||+1.37%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,277.04||+4.23||+0.08%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,943.58||-61.82||-1.03%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,385.64||+4.96||+0.15%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||8:17am EDT||38,799.08||+364.36||+0.95%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,568.58||-8.54||-0.54%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||23 Aug 2020||228.35||+2.09||+0.92%|
Have a healthy week, Keep the Faith!