Australian shares Thursday recovered from the heavy sell-off in the prior session, with bank and technology stocks leading gains, though a drop in commodity prices weighed on miners and energy sectors.
The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 0.3% at 6,952.1 by 0030 GMT.
Japanese shares erased early losses Thursday, led by chipmakers tracking overnight gains by US peers, but investors refrained from making active bets awaiting fresh cues after most companies announced their earnings.
The Nikkei share average edged up 0.07% at 28,063.39 by 0201 GMT, while the broader TOPIX was down 0.18% to 1,898.64.
Hong Kong stocks fell Thursday, as energy and materials firms retreated after Beijing vowed to curb sky-high commodity prices by stabilizing the market.
The Hang Seng index dropped 0.7% to 28,382.02 points, while the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 0.4% to 10,613.27.
Data as of 20 May 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:41am EDT||166.17||+0.08||+0.05%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:41am EDT||342.06||-0.49||-0.14%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:40am EDT||1,808.08||+0.01||+0.00%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||28,098.25||+53.80||+0.19%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||2:57am EDT||28,414.54||-179.27||-0.63%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:53am EDT||7,252.60||+86.90||+1.21%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:30am EDT||3,162.28||-10.77||-0.34%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||1:29am EDT||1,563.85||+1.61||+0.10%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:09am EDT||5,808.14||+47.56||+0.83%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,197.64||-48.07||-0.77%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:57am EDT||3,506.57||-4.39||-0.13%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||2:57am EDT||49,838.12||-64.52||-0.13%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||2:56am EDT||1,583.19||+2.67||+0.17%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||18 May 2021||440.62||+1.64||+0.37%|
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