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Asia-Pacific Markets, Shares Finished Mixed on the Day


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Hong Kong stocks gained Thursday, helped by energy firms. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was up 219.48, or 0.77%, at 28,637.46. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index rose 0.32% to close at 10,756.37.

China stocks fell Thursday as healthcare firms declined following investors’ return after the Labour Day break.

The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 1.2% to 5,061.12, while the Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.2% to 3,441.28. The tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext fell 2.5%, while Shanghai’s STAR50 index slipped 0.9%.

Japanese shares gained Thursday to mark their biggest percentage gainer in 2 wks, as investors bought up cyclical shares following Wall Street gains.

The Nikkei share average advanced 1.8% to close at 29,331.37, while the broader TOPIX gained 1.54% to finish at 1,927.40. The market reopened on Thursday after 3 days of public holidays.

Australian shares fell Thursday, dragged down by a sell-off in tech shares

The S&P/ASX 200 index declined 0.5% to 7,061.70, after 3 sessions running of gainers. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.8% to finish the session at 12,751.67.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 6 May 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index7:49am EDT168.93+2.51+1.51%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index5:44am EDT346.82+1.06+0.31%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:29am EDT1,762.40+12.20+0.70%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT29,331.37+518.74+1.80%
.HSIHang Seng Index4:08am EDT28,637.46+219.48+0.77%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:48am EDT7,306.00-38.20-0.52%
.KS11KOSPI Index5:03am EDT3,178.74+31.37+1.00%
.SETISET Composite Index5:57am EDT1,571.91+22.69+1.46%
.JKSEJakarta Composite4:14am EDT5,970.24-5.67-0.09%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,282.78-16.91-0.27%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:00am EDT3,441.28-5.57-0.16%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex8:06am EDT48,949.76+272.21+0.56%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI5:04am EDT1,578.33+2.66+0.17%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index5 May 2021419.80-3.37-0.80%

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