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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Around the region, MSCI’s Asia sans Japan stock index was weaker by 0.75% while Japan’s Nikkei index was down 1.28%.

Australian shares closed at their lowest marks in 3 wks Monday due to a healthy pull back in this Bull run.

The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 2.2% lower to 5,719.8, its lowest close since 25 May 2020.

New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.4% to finish the session to 10,864.12.

China’s major indexes pared early losses and finished flat to little changed Monday, as a rally in the startup board on the latest capital market reforms kept concerns over a 2nd wave of C-19 coronavirus cases in Beijing in check.

At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.01% to 2,919.48, while China’s blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.05%.

SSEC and CSI300 declined as much as 0.5% and 0.6% earlier in the session

The A-share market was helped by gains in the tech-heavy startup board, which gained 2.2% to its highest mark since 26 February.

Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong fell 0.5% to 9,782.96, the Hang Seng Index was down 0.62% to 24,150.85.

Japanese stocks fell Monday, the benchmark Nikkei average dropped 0.50% to 22,194.99 by the midday break, with Real Estate, airlines and shippers leading decliners. The broader Topix lost 0.1 % to 1569.60.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

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

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:51am EDT134.35-3.64-2.64%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index2:51am EDT278.93-6.15-2.16%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index2:51am EDT1,122.11-21.14-1.85%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT21,530.95-774.53-3.47%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:06am EDT23,777.84-523.54-2.15%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:50am EDT5,830.00-129.90-2.18%
.KS11KOSPI Index2:33am EDT2,030.82-101.48-4.76%
.SETISET Composite Index1:29am EDT1,354.28-28.28-2.05%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:22am EDT4,825.10-55.26-1.13%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,163.82-312.42-4.82%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:00am EDT2,890.03-29.71-1.02%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex3:06am EDT33,036.00-744.89-2.21%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI3:06am EDT1,500.09-45.93-2.97%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index11 Jun 2020227.29+2.93+1.31%

Have a healthy week, Keep the Faith!

Paul Ebeling
Paul A. Ebeling, a polymath, excels, in diverse fields of knowledge Including Pattern Recognition Analysis in Equities, Commodities and Foreign Exchange, and he is the author of "The Red Roadmaster's Technical Report on the US Major Market Indices, a highly regarded, weekly financial market commentary. He is a philosopher, issuing insights on a wide range of subjects to over a million cohorts. An international audience of opinion makers, business leaders, and global organizations recognize Ebeling as an expert.   

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