Australian shares snapped 2 straight sessions of gainers Wednesday.
The S&P/ASX 200 index settled 0.7% lower to 6,116.4. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 0.3% higher at 12,031.51, marking its 4th straight session of gainers.
Japanese shares finished lower Wednesday as investors chose to book profits.
The benchmark Nikkei share average eased 0.17% to 23,257.17 by the midday break, after closing 1.35% firmer Tuesday. The broader Topix lost 0.35% to 1,619.5
China stocks declined Wednesday, dragged lower by losses in the tech-heavy startup board ChiNext, as investors booked profits after 2 straight sessions of sharp gainers following a historic reform to drive tech investment.
At the midday break, China’s blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.1%, while Shanghai Composite index eased 1.1% to 3,337.03.
ChiNext fell 1.5%, and the STAR50 index lost 2.0%.
China CSI300 stock index futures for September fell 1.0% to 4,679, 29.02 pts below the current value of the underlying index.
Data as of 26 August 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:38am EDT||142.49||-0.10||-0.07%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:39am EDT||320.47||+0.27||+0.08%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:18am EDT||1,339.06||+7.84||+0.59%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||23,290.86||-5.91||-0.03%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||25,491.79||+5.57||+0.02%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:14am EDT||6,294.50||-37.50||-0.59%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,369.32||+2.59||+0.11%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:57am EDT||1,322.55||+6.56||+0.50%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,340.33||+1.44||+0.03%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,931.33||-22.11||-0.37%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||3,329.74||-43.84||-1.30%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:34am EDT||39,073.92||+230.04||+0.59%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,549.58||-5.38||-0.35%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||25 Aug 2020||231.98||+2.68||+1.17%|
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