Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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 China shares are higher Wednesday with IT firms leading gainers, as investors cheered a dozen internet platform companies pledging to avoid anti-competitive behaviors, after e-Commerce giant Alibaba was fined a record $2.75-B last wk for such practices. At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.15% at 3,401.72, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.31%.

Japanese shares finished lower Wednesday: The Nikkei was off 0.44% to 29,620.99, while the broader TOPIX ended -0.33% to 952.18.

Australian shares climbed to a 13-month highs Wednesday, led by gains in gold stocks and tech firms, while New Zealand’s benchmark bourse hit a 2-month high after iys central bank left interest rates at a record low.

The S&P/ASX 200 settled 0.7% higher at 7,023.1, New Zealand’s S&P/NZX 50 rose 0.8% to 12,751.4

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 14 April 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:59am EDT170.97-0.48-0.28%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index2:59am EDT350.12+4.96+1.44%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index2:59am EDT1,715.91+0.00+0.00%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT29,620.99-130.62-0.44%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:13am EDT28,841.29+344.04+1.21%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:53am EDT7,280.60+49.60+0.69%
.KS11KOSPI Index2:30am EDT3,182.38+13.30+0.42%
.SETISET Composite Index12 Apr 20211,541.12-25.22-1.61%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:30am EDT6,036.83+109.40+1.85%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,523.21+65.42+1.01%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:00am EDT3,416.72+20.25+0.60%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex13 Apr 202148,544.06+660.68+1.38%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI3:14am EDT1,596.35-1.36-0.09%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index12 Apr 2021441.71-10.22-2.26%

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