China stocks ended higher Tuesday, underpinned by strong gains in banks as investors cheered Beijing’s latest move to ease pressure on the country’s financial institutions.
The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.1% at 4,775.80, while the Shanghai Composite Index also inched up 0.1% at 3,371.69.
Banks led the gainers, with the CSI300 banks index up 2.6%.
Japanese shares finished higher Tuesday as investor sentiment was buoyed by a tech-led overnight rally on Wall Street, and a softer JPY propped up exporters.
The benchmark Nikkei average gained 1.7% at 22,573.66 while the broader Topix jumped 2.14% at 1,555.26.
Australian shares rose Tuesday, as a tech-led overnight rally on Wall Street and upbeat US data helped investors look past grim domestic retail sales print and a central bank prediction the economic recovery would be bumpy.
The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 1.88% higher at 6,037.6, with technology, energy and financials stocks leading the charge.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.9% at 11,771.7, helped by gains in financials and healthcare stocks.
Data as of 4 August 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:45am EDT||136.34||+2.88||+2.16%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:59am EDT||313.79||+6.31||+2.05%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||5:27am EDT||1,267.48||+20.32||+1.63%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,573.66||+378.28||+1.70%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||24,946.63||+488.50||+2.00%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:28am EDT||6,166.50||+112.60||+1.86%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,279.97||+28.93||+1.29%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:40am EDT||1,330.81||+9.58||+0.73%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,075.00||+68.78||+1.37%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,775.50||+59.58||+1.04%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||3,371.69||+3.72||+0.11%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||5:43am EDT||37,696.14||+756.54||+2.05%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,575.94||+3.33||+0.21%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||3 Aug 2020||207.95||+3.76||+1.84%|
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