Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s blue-chip stocks closed a bit lower Friday, as investors digested the modest annual growth target set in the premier’s annual work report. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended down 0.3% to 5,262.80, while the Shanghai Composite Index was flat to unchanged at 3,501.99. Japanese shares fell for a 2nd straight session Friday. The Nikkei […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks  Chinese shares fell Thursday, weighed down by consumer and material firms. At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.58% at 3,520.24, the start-up board ChiNext Composite index falling 4.24% and Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR50 index was down 2.03% Japan’s Nikkei index dropped Thursday as investors sold SoftBank Group and Fast Retailing. The […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks posted their biggest 1-day gainer in 3 weeks Wednesday, led by banking and commodity shares, as hopes of domestic economic growth offset fears of tighter monetary policy. Some traders attributed the market strength to Bullishness ahead of the annual gathering of the National People’s Congress, which begins Friday. The blue-chip CSI300 index […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks  Around the region, MSCI’s Asia san-Japan stock index was weaker by 0.19% China’s benchmark stock indexes fell Tuesday after the banking and insurance regulator said it was studying plans to manage inflows and prevent market turbulence. The Shanghai stock index is up 1% and the CSI300 is up 2.7%, while China’s H-share index listed […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares finished higher Monday, rebounding from their biggest weekly decliner in a yr as investors bought the dip. The Shanghai Composite index ended up 1.21% at 3,551.40. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.54%. Japan’s TOPIX Index Monday rose the most in 7 months, as a pause in sell-offs in US Treasuries boosted […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares rebounded Thursday, as strong gains in the property sector helped the market recover from sharp losses made a day earlier. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.59% at 3,585.05, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was ended 0.59% higher at 5,469.56. The smaller Shenzhen index ended down 0.63% and the […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Chinese shares finished lower Wednesday, with the benchmark stock index seeing its biggest daily decline in 7 months. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index sank 2% to 3,564.08, in its biggest daily percentage loss since 24 July. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 2.6%. Japanese shares fell Wednesday, closing below 30,000 as investors booked profits. The […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks closed lower Tuesday, after a sharp correction the prior session, as concerns over policy tightening weighed on sectors with lofty valuations, losses were limited by gains in financials shares. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.3% to 5,579.67. The Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.2% to 3,636.36.  Japanese shares jumped Monday, capping a 3-day […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s blue-chip index posted its biggest daily decliner in 7 months on Monday after marking record highs last wk. China’s blue-chip CSI300 index slumped 3.14% to 5,597.33. The Shanghai Composite index fell 1.45% to 3,642.44 Japanese shares rose Monday, snapping a 3-day losing streak, as optimism on economic recovery from the virus chaos prompted […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Hong Kong shares finished higher Friday to deliver the 3rd weekly gain, underpinned by materials stocks, as investors cheered data from major economies pointing to a global economic recovery from the COVID-19 chaos. The Hang Seng index ended 0.2% firmer at 30,644.73, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.5% at 12,106.77. China’s blue-chip index […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s blue-chip index finished lower after marking an all-time high Thursday, the 1st trading session after a week-long Lunar New Year holiday The blue-chip CSI300 index climbed 2.1% to an all-time high of 5,930.9, before closing down 0.7% to 5,768.38, while the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6% at 3,675.36. The tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares finished lower Wednesday, dragged lower by gold miners on the back of weak bullion prices, while BHP outshone the broader market and hit a record high as brokerages upgraded its shares after the miner’s annual results. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.5% to 6,885.2 at the close, off a 1-yr high marked […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Cinema stocks jumped in Hong Kong Tuesday as Chinese box offices set a revenue record of $929.63-M for the week beginning 11 February, following a movie-going rush at the start of Lunar New Year holiday break. Shares of IMAX China Holding Inc soared as much as 90% in the morning session, while Alibaba Pictures […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares advanced Monday, bouncing back from last wk’s losses, as Wall Street’s record finish Friday and positive domestic corporate earnings boosted investor sentiment. The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 1% at 6,877.10 by 0030 GMT, its biggest intraday percentage rise since 5 February. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index slipped 1% […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares finished lower Friday ahead of Key earnings due next week. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.6% to 6,806.7 at the close of trade. The benchmark was down 0.5% on the week. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 1.3% Friday. The index was down 3.6% on the week. Japan’s stock benchmark capped […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s A-share market will be closed from Thursday, 12 February through 17 February, and resume trading on 18 February 2021. There will be no Asia emerging market stocks and currencies report on Friday, 12 February as most markets in the region will be closed for the Lunar New Year holiday. HeffX-LTN will resume coverage […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s A-share market will be closed from Thursday, 12 February through 17 February, and resume trading on 18 February 2021. China stocks finished higher in the last trading session before the Lunar New Year holiday, with blue-chip stocks marking 13-yr highs + Wednesday as strong inflation data underscored a recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s blue-chip index finished Tuesday at the highest mark in 13 yrs, as investors were reassured by a quicker economic recovery following a containment of a resurgence of locally transmitted COVID-19 infections. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 2.19% at 5686.25, the highest closing level since 15 January 2008. The Shanghai Composite index was […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares advanced Monday on rising hopes of a broader economic recovery. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.6% at 6,880.7. New Zealand markets closed for a public holiday. Japanese shares rose Monday, with both Nikkei and Topix hitting 30-yr highs, as strong corporate earnings lifted investor confidence for an economic recovery from casedemic lows. […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks ended higher on the wk Friday, as investors found support from a continued economic recovery. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.2% at 5,483.41, the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.2% to 3,496.33. On the wk, CSI300 climbed 2.5%, the SSEC inched up 0.4%. Japanese shares ended more than 1% higher Friday, following Wall […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks finished lower Thursday on signs of liquidity tension ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday offset continued capital inflows. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.44% to 3,501.86, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.21% to 5,473.95. The smaller Shenzhen index ended down 1.1% and the start-up board […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares finished lower Wednesday, as profit-taking in tech stocks outweighed gains in automakers on expectations of strong sales growth this year. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index fell 0.46% to 3,517.31 and the blue-chip CSI300 index shed 0.29%. The CSI300 IT index lost 3.4%, while the STAR50 index tracking Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR […]

Mr. Biden is Determined to Raise Taxes on Corporations

Mr. Biden is Determined to Raise Taxes on Corporations

#taxes #corporations #antibusiness #antiinvestor #money #Fed #stock #Biden $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Cheap money from the Fed allows new and established companies to grow without the burden of high interest. This money benefit’s stock prices” — Paul Ebeling Mr. Biden’s administration is likely to raise taxes on corporations. And that is bad for workers and […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares rose Tuesday after the central bank expanded its bond buying program to further support an economic recovery and reiterated its pledge of a prolonged period of record low interest rates. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 1.5% higher at 6,762.6. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index slipped 0.4% to 13,044.5. Japanese stocks finished […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares finished higher Monday, at the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.64% at 3,505.28. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.23% with its financial sector sub-index 1.25% higher and the Real Estate index up 0.89%. ** The healthcare sub-index jumped 2.24%. The Shenzhen index gained 1.18% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares rose more than 1% Friday, led by a recovery in banks and miners, tracking overnight Wall Street gainers The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 1.1% at 6,725.70 by 2350 GMT on track to rise 1.7% in January, its 4th straight monthly gainer. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was up […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks MSCI’s Asia sans-Japan stock index was weaker by 1.09%. China stocks fell Thursday, with major indexes posting their worst decliner in more than 6 months The Shanghai Composite index ended down 1.91% to 3,505.18. The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 2.73% to 5,377.14. The Shenzhen index ended down 2.93% and the start-up board ChiNext […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks finished higher Wednesday, with banking and manufacturing shares leading the gainers, as upbeat industrial data suggested a sustained recovery while the manufacturing sector rapidly emerged from its COVID-19 slump. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.11% at 3,573.34, shrugging off concerns that policy makers would shift to a tighter […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s blue-chip stock index fell Tuesday, marking its biggest daily loss since September after touching a 13-yr high in the prior session on profit taking. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.51% to 3,569.43, and the blue-chip CSI300 index fell 2.01% Japanese shares finished lower Tuesday before earnings season profit-taking. The […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares ended higher Monday. Leading the rally, the CSI300 consumer staples index rose 4.7%, while the CSI300 consumer discretionary index gained 2.1%. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1% to 5,625.92, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.5% at 3,624.24. Japanese shares finished higher Monday led by tech and pharma stocks The Nikkei share […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s composite stock index finished lower Friday, while the blue-chip average finished higher, as investors locked in profits in other Asian markets after a recent rally. The blue-chip CSI300 index was +0.1% at 5,569.78, while the Shanghai Composite Index was off 0.4% to 3,606.75. On the wk the indexes rose 2.1% and 1.1%, respectively. […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Hong Kong stocks finished lower Thursday, capping a 5-day winning streak, as investors locked in profit following sharp gains. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng Index was down 0.12% to 29,927.76. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 0.5% to 11,889.45. China stocks settled higher Thursday, in line with other Asian markets […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #Australia #Japan #China #world #stocks Around the region, MSCI’s Asia sans-Japan stock index was firmer by 2.03%, China stocks finished higher Wednesday, with electric vehicle and healthcare shares leading the gainers, as the PBoC kept liquidity abundant to support economic recovery from the COVID-19. The Shanghai Composite index ended 0.47% higher at 3,583.09 while […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #Australia #Japan #China #world #stocks Australian shares finished higher Tuesday, as mining and financial stocks recovered from sharp losses in the prior session. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1.2% at 6,742.60 at the close of trade. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.3% or 42.95 pts to finish the session at 12,881.31, Japanese shares […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #Australia #Japan #China #world #stocks 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 […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#world#stock #markets#Australia #China#Japan China shares fell Friday as consumer and liquor stocks retreated on worries over lofty valuations. The CSI300 index fell 1% to 5,418.13 by the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.5% to 3,546.96. On the week, CSI300 lost 1.4% and SSEC dipped 0.6%.  Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock average finished […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#world#stock #markets#Australia #China#Japan China’s blue-chip index fell Thursday, moving further away from a 13-yr closing high earlier this week, as the country reported its biggest jump in COVID-19 cases in more than 10 months. At the close, the blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.93%. The Shanghai Composite index fell 0.91%. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock average closed at […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world#stock #markets#Australia #China#Japan -China stocks were mixed Wednesday, with investors taking profits from consumer and healthcare shares after the blue-chip index hit its 13-yr highs At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.08% at 3,605.33, but the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.09%. The CSI300 index snapped week-long gainers from the start of Y […]