Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia and Oceania

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia and Oceania

Australian shares are expected to open lower Monday as the widespread closure of venues across the country offset new fiscal stimulus from the government to stem a coronavirus-induced slowdown.

New Zealand’s benchmark index dove more than 10% and was on course for its worst session ever after the country announced a move to enter lockdown over the next 48 hrs.

Indian shares were set for a sharp dive Monday, tracking global stocks, as increasing lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic threatened to bring world economies to a grinding halt.

ASIA/PACIFIC INDICES

Data as of 22 March 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index11:06pm EDT111.09-0.98-0.87%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index11:05pm EDT241.96-7.78-3.12%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index20 Mar 20201,001.70+48.47+5.08%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 22510:35pm EDT16,633.46+80.63+0.49%
.HSIHang Seng Index11:21pm EDT21,969.52-835.55-3.66%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index11:36pm EDT4,555.10-299.20-6.16%
.KS11KOSPI Index11:36pm EDT1,510.83-55.32-3.53%
.SETISET Composite Index11:20pm EDT1,054.85-72.39-6.42%
.JKSEJakarta Composite11:36pm EDT4,045.22-149.73-3.57%
.PSIPSE Composite Index11:21pm EDT4,631.05-147.71-3.09%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index11:21pm EDT2,687.18-58.43-2.13%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex20 Mar 202029,915.96–%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI8:00pm EDT1,270.36-32.92-2.53%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index19 Mar 2020184.57+1.76+0.96%

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