Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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China stocks opened Y 2021 on a firm note Monday, after a survey pointing to a continued recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest economy boosted investor sentiment.

The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.1% at 5,267.72, the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.9%to 3,502.96, and the tech-heavy start-up board ended up 3.8%, while the STAR50 index firmed 2.1%.

Japanese shares finished lower Monday after Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he is considering a state of emergency for Tokyo and surrounding prefectures to contain a spike in local coronavirus infections.

The Nikkei 225 Index ended down 0.68% to 27,258.38 the biggest daily decliner in 2 wks. The broader Topix fell 0.56% to 1,794.59.

Australian shares ended the 1st trading day of the New Year on a solid note as mining stocks gained on strong iron ore and bullion prices, while a drastic drop in COVID-19 cases in the country’s largest state aided sentiment

The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1.5% at 6,684.20 pts at the close of trade, New Zealand markets were closed for a public holiday

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 4 Jan 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:45am EST157.03-0.92-0.58%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index4:45am EST331.72+1.48+0.45%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:25am EST1,642.37+17.09+1.05%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2251:15am EST27,258.38-185.79-0.68%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:09am EST27,472.81+241.68+0.89%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index1:05am EST6,953.70+103.10+1.50%
.KS11KOSPI Index4:03am EST2,944.45+70.98+2.47%
.SETISET Composite Index4:56am EST1,468.24+18.89+1.30%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:14am EST6,104.90+125.82+2.10%
.PSIPSE Composite Index3 Jan 20217,197.50+57.79+0.81%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index2:59am EST3,502.96+29.89+0.86%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex7:24am EST48,176.80+307.82+0.64%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI3 Jan 20211,602.57-24.64-1.51%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index3 Jan 2021335.79+12.38+3.83%

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