Australian shares closed lower Friday after the central bank downgraded its outlook for the national economy.
The S&P/ASX 200 index was down 0.6% to 6,004.8 by the end of trade. The index gained 1.3% on the week. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 1% to 11,646.6 pts.
Japanese shares ended lower Friday, a raft of lacklustre domestic earnings and caution ahead of Key US jobs data weighed.
The benchmark Nikkei share average fell 0.39% to 22,329.94. The broader Topix lost 0.2% to 1,546.74.
Japan stock markets will be closed Monday for a public holiday.
China stocks finished lower Friday after The Trump Administration unveiled a plan to ban US transactions with ByteDance’s TikTok and Tencent-owned WeChat, but posted weekly gains on upbeat trade data.
The blue-chip CSI300 index dropped as much as 2.6% before ending 1.2% lower to 4,707.93, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 1% to 3,354.04 .
Data as of 7 August 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:45am EDT||135.69||-0.23||-0.17%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:59am EDT||310.06||-5.58||-1.77%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||5:39am EDT||1,285.76||+5.05||+0.39%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,329.94||-88.21||-0.39%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||24,531.62||-398.96||-1.60%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:37am EDT||6,144.90||-35.40||-0.57%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,351.67||+9.06||+0.39%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:49am EDT||1,324.40||-8.82||-0.66%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,143.89||-34.38||-0.66%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,846.02||-56.56||-0.96%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||3,354.04||-32.43||-0.96%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||5:54am EDT||38,033.89||+8.44||+0.02%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,578.14||-10.43||-0.66%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||6 Aug 2020||209.44||-0.92||-0.44%|
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