Hong Kong stocks closed lower Monday, as fears of prolonged lockdowns in some European countries dampened recovery hopes while a deep dive in the Turkish lira hit investor sentiment.
The Hang Seng index fell 0.4%, to 28,885.34.
China stocks finished higher Monday, underpinned by banking and infrastructure shares, as the PBoC kept its Key lending rate for corporate and household loans unchanged.
The CSI300 index rose 0.7% at 5,042.82, while the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.9% at 3,435.41.
Japanese shares declined Monday. The Nikkei share average fell 2.07% to 29,174.15, the TOPIX ended its 8-day winning streak, falling 1.09% to 1,990.18.
Australian shares closed up Monday, led by gainers in energy and healthcare stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.7% higher at 6,752.5, and New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index closed -1.5% to 12,329.09,
Data as of 22 March 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:39am EDT||173.85||-1.95||-1.11%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:40am EDT||352.71||-0.48||-0.14%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:19am EDT||1,730.94||+4.35||+0.25%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||29,174.15||-617.90||-2.07%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||28,885.34||-105.60||-0.36%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:48am EDT||6,995.00||+35.40||+0.51%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:01am EDT||3,035.46||-4.07||-0.13%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:40am EDT||1,566.36||+2.40||+0.15%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||6,301.13||-55.03||-0.87%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,395.17||-40.93||-0.64%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,443.44||+38.78||+1.14%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:36am EDT||49,771.29||-86.95||-0.17%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||21 Mar 2021||1,616.73||-9.46||-0.58%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||21 Mar 2021||403.52||-2.34||-0.58%|
Have a healthy week, Keep the Faith!