Monday the US financial markets are closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
China stocks ended higher Monday, as investors cheered better-than-expected GDP data pointing to a strong recovery from The China Virus chaos in the world’s 2nd-largest economy.
The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.1% to close at 5,518.52, and the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.8% at 3,596.22.
The tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext climbed 1.9%, and the STAR50 index spiked 2.3%.
Japanese stock prices slid on Monday as investors took profits from recent gainers, including semiconductor-related shares, following the market’s rapid ascent to a three-decade high earlier this month.
The Nikkei average dropped 0.97% to end at 28,242.21, slipping further from its 30-yr high of 28,979 marked last wk. It is up 2.9% YTD. The broader Topix lost 0.60% to 1,845.49.
Australian shares finished lower Monday on news the country may not fully reopen its international borders this year despite the vaccination drive weighed sentiment.
The S&P/ASX 200 index slipped 0.8% to 6,663 at the close of trade. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 1.4% or 186.3 pts to finish the session at 12,838.36.
Data as of 18 January 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||1:59am EST||161.30||-0.91||-0.56%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:27am EST||353.97||+4.53||+1.30%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:25am EST||1,656.87||-18.50||-1.10%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||1:15am EST||28,242.21||-276.97||-0.97%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||2:41am EST||28,809.91||+236.05||+0.83%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||1:18am EST||6,935.40||-51.40||-0.74%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||1:32am EST||3,013.93||-71.97||-2.33%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||2:43am EST||1,507.21||-11.92||-0.78%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||2:50am EST||6,380.63||+7.22||+0.11%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||17 Jan 2021||7,203.44||-35.02||-0.48%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:36am EST||3,596.22||+29.85||+0.84%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||2:43am EST||48,677.07||-357.60||-0.73%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||17 Jan 2021||1,610.97||-16.04||-0.99%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||14 Jan 2021||375.99||+12.31||+3.38%|
Have a healthy week, Keep the Faith!