China stocks ended higher Monday after upbeat data pointed to a continued recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest economy, with the establishment of a China-backed trade bloc aiding sentiment.
The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.0%, at 4,904.17, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.1% at 3,346.97 pts.
The tech-heavy startup board ChiNext added 0.2%, while the Shanghai STAR50 index rose 0.7%.
Japanese stocks tapped a 29-yr high Monday after the economy posted its 1st expansion in 4 Quarters and as progress in developing a COVIDvaccine continued to lift global markets.
The Nikkei 225 Index ended 2.05% firmer at 25,906.93, its highest close since June 1991. The broader Topix gained 1.68% at 1,731.81.
Trading on the Australian Securities Exchange was halted Monday as the stock exchange operator cited “market data issues”, shortly after shares marked their highest in more than 8 months.
The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO gained 1.3% at 6,487.30. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 rose 1.2% to hit a record high at 12,854.50.
Data as of 16 November 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:45am EST||151.66||+2.42||+1.62%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:45am EST||327.64||+1.68||+0.52%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||6:29am EST||1,463.55||+7.75||+0.53%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||1:15am EST||25,906.93||+521.06||+2.05%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:08am EST||26,381.67||+224.81||+0.86%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||1:29am EST||6,687.00||+77.70||+1.18%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||4:03am EST||2,543.03||+49.16||+1.97%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||4:53am EST||1,351.06||+4.59||+0.34%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:14am EST||5,494.87||+33.81||+0.62%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||15 Nov 2020||6,918.05||-51.83||-0.74%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:00am EST||3,346.97||+36.86||+1.11%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||14 Nov 2020||43,637.98||+194.98||+0.45%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||15 Nov 2020||1,599.66||+9.97||+0.63%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||15 Nov 2020||261.87||-2.27||-0.86%|
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