Australian shares finished lower Friday with sentiment taking a hit from a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Europe.
The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed 0.5% lower at 6,176.80. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 closed 0.4% lower to 12,433.16 ahead of election results Saturday.
Japan’s Nikkei share average fell Friday as new coronavirus curbs in Europe dimmed hopes of a Fassst global economic recovery.
The benchmark Nikkei share average dropped 0.41% to 23,410.63. The broader Topix lost 0.86% to 1,617.69. On the week, the Nikkei was down 0.89% and the Topix lost 1.8%.
China stocks were little changed Friday but posted a wkly gainers, buoyed by fresh policy support and upbeat data that pointed to an economic recovery from the COVID-19 chaos.
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2% to 4,791.68, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.1% at 3,336.36.
The tech-heavy startup board ChiNext slipped 0.5%, while the STAR50 fell 1.1%.
On the week, the CSI300 gained 2.4% and logged its 3rd straight weekly gainer, while SSEC was up 2%.
Data as of 16 October 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:42am EDT||141.91||-1.22||-0.85%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:42am EDT||316.39||+3.86||+1.24%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||6:59am EDT||1,355.11||+9.81||+0.73%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||23,410.63||-96.60||-0.41%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:09am EDT||24,386.79||+228.25||+0.94%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||1:56am EDT||6,385.00||-29.20||-0.46%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,341.53||-19.68||-0.83%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:50am EDT||1,233.68||-9.28||-0.75%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,103.41||-1.74||-0.03%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,898.47||-39.86||-0.67%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,336.36||+4.18||+0.13%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:15am EDT||39,982.98||+254.57||+0.64%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,503.84||-10.11||-0.67%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||15 Oct 2020||260.48||+0.69||+0.27%|
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