Australian shares finished slightly higher Tuesday as the central bank held Key rates steady ahead of the Federal budget later in the day.
The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed up 0.2% at 5952.7. The benchmark had gained 2.6% Monday. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 closed 0.6% higher at 11,975.02.
Japanese stocks ended at near 1-wk highs Tuesday, as risk sentiment improved.
The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 0.52% at 23,433.73, while the broader Topix gained 0.52% at 1,645.75
Hong Kong shares rose Tuesday, tracking strength in overseas markets as President Trump left the hospital following treatment for COVID-19, a development viewed as reducing political uncertainties in the near term.
By midday, the Hang Seng index was 179.19 pts higher, or 0.75%, at 23,946.97.
China’s H-shares index gained 0.92% at 9,534.48, on track for a 3rd consecutive session of gainers.
Data as of 6 October 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:38am EDT||144.32||+0.76||+0.53%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:38am EDT||308.53||+3.06||+1.00%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:00am EDT||1,355.97||+14.81||+1.10%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||23,433.73||+121.59||+0.52%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||23,980.65||+212.87||+0.90%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:09am EDT||6,164.20||+29.10||+0.47%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:01am EDT||2,365.90||+7.90||+0.34%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:44am EDT||1,250.15||+7.16||+0.58%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||4,999.22||+40.45||+0.82%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,910.64||-28.31||-0.48%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||30 Sep 2020||3,218.05||-6.31||-0.20%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:16am EDT||39,574.57||+600.87||+1.54%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,509.47||-2.96||-0.20%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||5 Oct 2020||256.51||-0.08||-0.03%|
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