Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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Australian shares rose Wednesday by their most in more than 2 months as expectations grew that the central bank would cut interest rates in 2 wks.

ASX 200 index .AXJO closed 2.4% higher, snapping 4 straight sessions of decliners. In New Zealand, the benchmark index .NZ50 ended 0.8% higher at 11,704.62.

China stocks ended higher Wednesday, underpinned by gains in tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext and healthcare shares, after the state planner said the country would accelerate development of virus vaccines.

At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.17% at 3,279.71. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.36% at 4,652.33. The smaller Shenzhen index ended up 0.72% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index ended 1.735% higher.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 23 Sep 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index3:41am EDT144.15-0.18-0.12%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index5:42am EDT305.14+0.93+0.31%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:28am EDT1,294.24-1.95-0.15%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT23,346.49-13.81-0.06%
.HSIHang Seng Index4:08am EDT23,742.51+25.66+0.11%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index3:15am EDT6,111.30+137.80+2.31%
.KS11KOSPI Index5:01am EDT2,333.24+0.65+0.03%
.SETISET Composite Index5:49am EDT1,264.01-3.62-0.29%
.JKSEJakarta Composite4:14am EDT4,917.96-16.14-0.33%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT5,892.72-1.56-0.03%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:00am EDT3,279.71+5.41+0.17%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex7:44am EDT37,668.42-65.66-0.17%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI5:04am EDT1,496.48-9.30-0.62%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index22 Sep 2020245.54+1.07+0.44%

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