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Asia-Pacific Markets: Japan’s Nikkei Led the Rally

by Paul Ebeling

#Asia-Pacific #stocks#Australia #NewZealand #Japan #China#HongKong

Japanese shares rose Thursday as investors bought up chip-related and cyclical shares following a 2-day decline across all sectors, with sentiment aided by an upbeat finish on Wall Street Wednesday.

The main indexes gained the most in more than 7 wks, with the Nikkei share average spiking 2.38% to close at 29,188.17, while the broader TOPIX closed up 1.82% at 1,922.50.

Australian shares were buoyed Thursday by the mining, banking and technology sectors. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.5% to 7,033.2 by 0045 GMT. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index finished + 0.36% at 12,579.9,

China stocks slipped Thursday. The CSI300 index fell 0.1%, to 5,092.72 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.1%, to 3,471.23.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 22 Apr 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:25am EDT168.40+2.97+1.80%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index2:23am EDT349.21+1.94+0.56%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index2:23am EDT1,702.06+3.09+0.18%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT29,188.17+679.62+2.38%
.HSIHang Seng Index2:40am EDT28,770.52+148.60+0.52%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:17am EDT7,312.00+53.10+0.73%
.KS11KOSPI Index2:30am EDT3,177.52+5.86+0.18%
.SETISET Composite Index1:29am EDT1,578.51-1.50-0.09%
.JKSEJakarta Composite2:54am EDT5,991.96-1.28-0.02%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,415.53-23.86-0.37%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index2:41am EDT3,459.14-13.79-0.40%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex2:42am EDT47,717.33+11.53+0.02%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI2:39am EDT1,605.52+8.94+0.56%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index19 Apr 2021442.87+0.33+0.07%

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