Japanese shares bounced back Friday, tracking overnight Wall Street gains, with banks leading the rally in both markets, after US regulators’ decision to ease some rules allayed fears over a spike in fresh virus cases.
The benchmark Nikkei average rose 1.1% at 22,512.08, on the wk, the index gained 0.1%.
The broader Topix rose 1% at 1,577.37, with all but 3 of the 33 sector sub-indexes on the Tokyo exchange finishing higher.
Hong Kong shares fell Friday after the US Senate passed a bill to sanction people and companies it considers helping China to restrict the territory’s autonomy.
At midday, the Hang Seng index was down 0.6% to 24,640.98. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index lost 0.4%. The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares fell 1.1%, the IT sector dipped 1.6%, the financial sector was 0.6% lower and the property sector edged down 0.3%. H-shares dipped 0.4%
Data as of 26 June 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:59am EDT||138.49||+1.37||+1.00%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||3:23am EDT||293.35||-2.39||-0.81%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||3:23am EDT||1,191.44||+6.11||+0.52%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,512.08||+252.29||+1.13%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:39am EDT||24,570.38||-211.20||-0.85%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:27am EDT||6,011.80||+83.80||+1.41%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:33am EDT||2,134.65||+22.28||+1.05%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||3:39am EDT||1,333.80||+7.92||+0.60%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:50am EDT||4,912.40||+15.67||+0.32%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,191.84||+73.58||+1.20%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||24 Jun 2020||2,979.55||+8.93||+0.30%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||3:39am EDT||34,992.00||+149.90||+0.43%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||3:39am EDT||1,485.46||-3.74||-0.25%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||24 Jun 2020||221.27||-0.16||-0.07%|
Have a healthy weekend, Keep the Faith!