Australian shares finish higher Tuesday, as sentiment was boosted by signs of progress in US-China trade talks and positive developments in C-19 treatments
The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.5% at 6,161.4 at the close. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.6% at 11,993.18
Shares on China’s tech-heavy ChiNext board rallied for the 2nd trading day Tuesday as investors cheered the latest reform and relaxation of the bourse’s listing and trading rules.
At the close, the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.13%. The Shanghai Composite index was down 0.36% to 3,373.58
ChiNext rose 0.63%, while the STAR50 index was down 1.58%.
Japan’s Nikkei share average Tuesday briefly recovered to marks before the COVID-19 chaos hammered markets early this year, as sentiment was boosted by treatment hopes, but pared back gains after investors banked profits.
The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 1.35% at 23,296.77, after rising as high as 23,431.04, a mark unseen since 21 February. The broader Topix gained 1.13% at 1,625.23.
Data as of 25 Aug 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:38am EDT||142.59||+1.58||+1.12%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:39am EDT||320.20||-1.71||-0.53%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:29am EDT||1,331.22||+2.14||+0.16%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||23,296.77||+311.26||+1.35%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:09am EDT||25,486.22||-65.36||-0.26%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:03am EDT||6,332.00||+31.70||+0.50%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:01am EDT||2,366.73||+36.90||+1.58%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:56am EDT||1,315.99||-1.12||-0.09%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,338.89||+61.85||+1.17%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,953.44||+9.86||+0.17%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||3,373.58||-12.06||-0.36%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:58am EDT||38,843.88||+44.80||+0.12%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,554.96||-13.62||-0.87%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||24 Aug 2020||229.30||+0.95||+0.42%|
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