Chinese equities closed lower Friday, marking a wkly loss of 1.4%. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.69% to 3,404.66, while the blue-chip CSI300 index closed 2.62% lower.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index fell while the broader TOPIX hit a 30-yr high, as the Bank of Japan said it would only buy TOBIX-linked ETFs after a review of its policy framework.
The Nikkei share average closed 1.41% lower to 29,792.05, while the broader TOPIX + 0.18% to 2,012.21, its highest since Y 1991.
Australian shares ended lower Friday to post their 1st wkly loss in 3. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.6% to 6,708.2. The benchmark shed 0.9% on the wk. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 0.2% higher to finish the wk at 12,515.2
Data as of 19 Mar 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:39am EDT||175.80||+0.18||+0.10%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:59am EDT||353.19||-4.62||-1.29%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||5:11am EDT||1,723.08||+15.02||+0.88%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||29,792.05||-424.70||-1.41%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||28,990.94||-414.78||-1.41%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:33am EDT||6,959.60||-44.00||-0.63%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:02am EDT||3,039.53||-26.48||-0.86%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:27am EDT||1,561.85||-6.97||-0.44%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||6,356.16||+8.33||+0.13%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,436.10||-194.75||-2.94%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,404.66||-58.40||-1.69%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||5:29am EDT||49,903.41||+686.89||+1.40%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||18 Mar 2021||1,626.19||-1.80||-0.11%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||17 Mar 2021||405.27||+5.56||+1.39%|
Have a healthy weekend, Keep the Faith!