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Asia-Pacific Markets, Most Finished in the Red

by Paul Ebeling

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

Australian shares fell Wednesday, dragged down by financials and miners, as global investors fretted over whether a potential spike in US inflation could force the Fed to raise rates earlier than planned.

The S&P/ASX 200 index dropped 0.7% to 7,044.9, settling lower for the 2nd session running. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index slipped 0.6% to 12,564.2.

Japanese stocks ended lower Wednesday, tracking an extended sell-off in Asian shares, as investors refrained from placing big bets amid the Bank of Japan’s absence in supporting the market despite a sharp drop in the previous session.

The Nikkei share average fell 1.91% to 28,147.51. The broader TOPIX lost 1.47% to 1,877.95.

China and Hong Kong shares slipped Wednesday, dragged down by real estate firms after Beijing held a meeting on property tax to curb rampant speculation in the housing market, although tech stocks rebounded from a sharp drop in the previous session.

At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.01% to 3,441.42 and the blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.28%.

Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 0.2% to 10,452.06, while the Hang Seng Index was down 0.37% to 27,910.60.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 12 May 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:33am EDT164.68-2.35-1.41%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index2:33am EDT340.04+4.05+1.21%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index2:33am EDT1,772.56-8.53-0.48%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT28,147.51-461.08-1.61%
.HSIHang Seng Index2:49am EDT28,117.19+103.38+0.37%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:17am EDT7,281.10-50.50-0.69%
.KS11KOSPI Index2:30am EDT3,161.66-47.77-1.49%
.SETISET Composite Index1:29am EDT1,565.56-13.37-0.85%
.JKSEJakarta Composite11 May 20215,938.35-37.44-0.63%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,236.40-90.43-1.43%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index2:46am EDT3,463.85+22.00+0.64%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex2:49am EDT48,805.72-356.09-0.72%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI2:50am EDT1,582.52+4.88+0.31%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index10 May 2021417.40-1.08-0.26%

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