Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Around the region, MSCI’s Asia sans-Japan stock index was firmer by 0.75%, while Japan’s Nikkei index closed 0.5% higher.

Australian shares inched up Tuesday, as gains in miners offset losses in financials.

The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 0.2% higher at 5,944.5, gaining for a 3rd session running.

New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.2% to 11,132.58 in a 2nd straight session of losses.

Chinese shares ended higher Tuesday, as investors were reassured by President Trump’s assertion that the trade deal between China and the United States remains in place.

At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.18% at 2,970.62.

The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.48%, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.16% and the Real Estate index down 0.55%. 

The smaller Shenzhen index gained 0.56% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index was higher by 1.672%

ASIA-PACIFIC INDEXES

Data as of 23 June 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:59am EDT139.27+0.72+0.52%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index3:10am EDT294.96+3.63+1.25%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index3:10am EDT1,194.79+10.53+0.89%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT22,549.05+111.78+0.50%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:26am EDT24,837.34+326.00+1.33%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index3:22am EDT6,069.30+11.30+0.19%
.KS11KOSPI Index2:32am EDT2,131.24+4.51+0.21%
.SETISET Composite Index3:27am EDT1,356.09+3.91+0.29%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:42am EDT4,894.60-24.23-0.49%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,297.78-49.65-0.78%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:11am EDT2,970.62+5.35+0.18%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex3:26am EDT35,235.08+323.76+0.93%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI3:27am EDT1,502.48-8.76-0.58%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index21 Jun 2020223.88-1.42-0.63%

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