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.
Data as of 5 Jan 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:45am EST||156.74||-0.29||-0.18%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:45am EST||333.07||+1.35||+0.41%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:25am EST||1,654.18||+11.81||+0.72%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||1:15am EST||27,158.63||-99.75||-0.37%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:08am EST||27,649.86||+177.05||+0.64%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||12:56am EST||6,955.70||+2.00||+0.03%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||4:01am EST||2,990.57||+46.12||+1.57%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||4:54am EST||1,506.65||+38.41||+2.62%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:14am EST||6,137.34||+32.44||+0.53%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||4 Jan 2021||7,134.18||-63.32||-0.88%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:59am EST||3,528.68||+25.72||+0.73%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:22am EST||48,437.78||+260.98||+0.54%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||4 Jan 2021||1,608.35||+5.78||+0.36%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||4 Jan 2021||340.02||+4.23||+1.26%|
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