Japanese shares gained Tuesday on hopes of additional US fiscal aid/relief/stimulus to bolster the world’s largest economy, as major countries break away from the impact of the coronavirus chaos.
The Nikkei 225 Index ended up 1.88% at 22,750.24. The broader Topix index rose 2.54%.
Australian shares rose to a 3-wk high Tuesday, boosted by heavyweight financial stocks, after the country’s 2nd-most populous state reported fewer new C-19 infections, lifting investor sentiment.
As of 0106 GMT, the S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.56% to its highest since July 22. The benchmark closed 1.76% firmer Monday.
In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index dipped 0.2% to 11663.72 points by 0111 GMT.
China shares ended higher Monday, turning around from early losses as data signalling slow factory deflation reinforced hopes of an economic recovery from the chaos-driven lockdown.
At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.75% at 3,379.25, after earlier falling as much as 0.57%.
The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.36%, clawing back from a 1.31% fall. The CSI financial sector sub-index ended 1.34% higher, the consumer staples sector added 0.11%, the Real Estate index jumped 3.08% and the healthcare sub-index closed 0.62% lower.
Data as of 11 August 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:47am EDT||139.09||+3.40||+2.51%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:47am EDT||309.13||+3.07||+1.00%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:47am EDT||1,299.27||+3.96||+0.31%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,750.24||+420.30||+1.88%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:02am EDT||24,814.06||+436.63||+1.79%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:07am EDT||6,272.10||+25.00||+0.40%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:32am EDT||2,418.67||+32.29||+1.35%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||1:29am EDT||1,342.75||+20.74||+1.57%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:17am EDT||5,191.07||+33.24||+0.64%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,953.94||+23.02||+0.39%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||3,340.29||-38.96||-1.15%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||3:02am EDT||38,374.96||+192.88||+0.51%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||3:03am EDT||1,569.30||-2.36||-0.15%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||9 Aug 2020||210.78||+1.34||+0.64%|
Have a healthy day, Keep the Faith!