Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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– China’s blue-chip stock index closed at its lowest mark in more than 3 months Thursday amid investor concern over possible policy tightening and rising tensions between China and some Western countries over Xinjiang.

The Shanghai Composite index finished down 0.1% to 3,363.59. The blue-chip CSI300 index edged down 0.05%.

Japanese shares closed higher Thursday as investors bought beaten-down cyclical stocks.

The Nikkei 225 Index ended 1.14% higher at 28,729.88, ending a 4-day losing streak, while the broader TOPIX spiked 1.4% to close at 1,955.55

 Australian shares ended higher Thursday, the S&P/ASX 200 index closed up 0.2% at 6,790.6, and New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index closed 0.2% higher at 12,388.06.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 25 March 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index3:40am EDT170.96+2.27+1.35%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index5:40am EDT338.48-2.85-0.83%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:29am EDT1,684.81-28.50-1.66%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT28,729.88+324.36+1.14%
.HSIHang Seng Index4:09am EDT27,899.61-18.53-0.07%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:04am EDT7,022.60+8.70+0.12%
.KS11KOSPI Index5:01am EDT3,008.33+11.98+0.40%
.SETISET Composite Index5:45am EDT1,571.04+0.21+0.01%
.JKSEJakarta Composite4:14am EDT6,122.88-33.26-0.54%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,581.00+83.99+1.29%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:59am EDT3,363.59-3.47-0.10%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex8:26am EDT48,440.12-740.19-1.51%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI24 Mar 20211,597.73-4.67-0.29%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index24 Mar 2021387.11-3.37-0.86%

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