Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares advanced Wednesday as hopes for a fast global economic recovery rose after a record rise in US retail sales.

The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.83% at 5,991.8 pts at the close. The benchmark rose 3.9% Tuesday.

New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 3.5% to finish the session at 11,334.31.

Wednesday at the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.14% at 2,935.87.

The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.08%, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.27%, the consumer staples sector down 0.07%, the Real Estate index down 0.51%. Pharmaceutical companies gained with the healthcare sub-index up 2.32%.

The smaller Shenzhen index ended up 0.29% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index was higher by 0.155%.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 17 June 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index3:38am EDT139.32-0.56-0.40%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index4:11am EDT288.37+1.39+0.48%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index4:11am EDT1,143.84+6.00+0.53%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT22,455.76-126.45-0.56%
.HSIHang Seng Index4:08am EDT24,481.41+137.32+0.56%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index3:36am EDT6,109.10+51.00+0.84%
.KS11KOSPI Index2:33am EDT2,141.05+3.00+0.14%
.SETISET Composite Index4:27am EDT1,380.12+12.99+0.95%
.JKSEJakarta Composite4:14am EDT4,987.78+1.32+0.03%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,282.01+0.26+0.00%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:59am EDT2,935.87+4.12+0.14%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex4:27am EDT33,807.10+201.88+0.60%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI4:27am EDT1,524.30+6.59+0.43%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index15 Jun 2020224.66+3.89+1.76%

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