Australian shares rose the most in more than 2 months Tuesday as the Fed’s move to start buying corporate bonds and upbeat remarks from the domestic central bank boosted investor confidence.
The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 3.89% at 5,942.3 points at the close of trade, snapping 3 straight sessions of losses.
In New Zealand, the S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.8% to finish the session at 10,953.85
China shares rose Tuesday, tracking gains from the global markets after the Fed widened its bond buying program, while investors showed confidence that Beijing would be able to put the latest resurgence of coronavirus cases under control.
At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.87% at 2,915.09.
China’s blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.89%, with its financial sector sub-index higher by 0.75%, the consumer staples sector up 0.55%, the Real Estate index up 0.94% and the healthcare sub-index up 1.31%.
Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 2.68% to 9,915.03, while the Hang Seng Index was up 2.95% at 24,478.64.
The smaller Shenzhen index was up 0.94% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index rose 0.97%.
In Japan: the benchmark Nikkei average advanced 3.32% to 22,244.96 by the midday break, bouncing back from a near 3-wk low hit Monday.
On the Nikkei index, there were 222 advancers Vs 3 decliners.
Data as of 16 June 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:40am EDT||139.88||+5.53||+4.12%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:40am EDT||287.31||+8.03||+2.88%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:41am EDT||1,143.43||+14.98||+1.33%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,582.21||+1,051.26||+4.88%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||2:57am EDT||24,391.78||+614.83||+2.59%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:17am EDT||6,058.10||+228.10||+3.91%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:32am EDT||2,138.05||+107.23||+5.28%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||1:29am EDT||1,375.96||+33.97||+2.53%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:11am EDT||4,966.60||+150.27||+3.12%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,281.75||+117.93||+1.91%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:57am EDT||2,931.62||+41.59||+1.44%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||2:57am EDT||33,575.69||+346.89||+1.04%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||2:52am EDT||1,523.33||+24.50||+1.63%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||14 Jun 2020||220.77||-6.52||-2.87%|
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