Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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 China’s blue-chip index extended gains to mark a 5.5 yr high Tuesday, as investors hoped for more measures to drive the country’s consumption.

The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.9%, at 5,368.50, its highest since 9 June, 2015, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.7% at 3,528.68.

Leading the gains, the CSI300 consumer staples index rose 5.1%. The CSI300 healthcare index and materials index climbed 2.2% and 2.6%, respectively.

Japanese shares slipped Tuesday as the government looks set to declare a state of emergency to deal with rising COVID-19 infections.

Nikkei share average dipped 0.37% to 27,158.63, while the broader Topix ticked down 0.19% to 1,791.22.

Australian shares finished flat Tuesday, as gains in mining and gold stocks helped offset broader market losses driven by concerns over a COVID-19 cluster in Sydney.

The S&P/ASX 200 index closed down 0.03%. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index gained 2.1% in its 1st trading session of the year.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 5 Jan 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:45am EST156.74-0.29-0.18%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index4:45am EST333.07+1.35+0.41%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:25am EST1,654.18+11.81+0.72%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2251:15am EST27,158.63-99.75-0.37%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:08am EST27,649.86+177.05+0.64%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index12:56am EST6,955.70+2.00+0.03%
.KS11KOSPI Index4:01am EST2,990.57+46.12+1.57%
.SETISET Composite Index4:54am EST1,506.65+38.41+2.62%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:14am EST6,137.34+32.44+0.53%
.PSIPSE Composite Index4 Jan 20217,134.18-63.32-0.88%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index2:59am EST3,528.68+25.72+0.73%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex7:22am EST48,437.78+260.98+0.54%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI4 Jan 20211,608.35+5.78+0.36%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index4 Jan 2021340.02+4.23+1.26%

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