Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks ended lower Friday to post a weekly loss, as inflation data raised investor concerns over policy tightening, while US-Sino tensions weighed on the market too. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 1.5% to 5,035.34, while the Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.9% to 3,450.68.  Japanese shares closed higher Friday on growing expectations that companies […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares closed higher Thursday, with healthcare shares leading the gainers as the country ramped up vaccination efforts amid the emergence of a new cluster of infections. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.08% at 3,482.55. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.17%. Japanese stocks fell Thursday, weighed by concerns over […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sans Japan was up 0.3% for its 2nd straight day of gainers. It went as high as 697.01, a mark last seen on 18 March. Australian shares Wednesday closed at their highest in over a yr, extending gains for the 4th session running. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks declined Tuesday as solid economic data raised worries of official policy tightening. The CSI300 index fell 0.7% to 5,128.01 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.3% to 3,473.32. Japanese shares gave up early gains and slipped Tuesday, as investors booked profits from recent rallies. Nikkei […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Some Asia-Pacific bourses are closed for Easter Monday, we will be back with full reports on Tuesday Japanese shares finished higher Monday, as strong US jobs data lifted optimism about a recovery in the world’s largest economy, prompting investors to buy index heavyweights SoftBank Group and Fast Retailing along with chip-related stocks. The Nikkei […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares rose more than 1% Tuesday, underpinned by gainers in new energy and healthcare stocks, as investors cheered upbeat corporate earnings. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.0% at 5,094.73, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.6% at 3,456.68. Both indexes were up for a 3rd session running.  Japan’s TOPIX ended lower Tuesday, dragged […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China and Hong Kong stocks rose Monday as investors cheered latest data pointing to a robust economic recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest economy. The CSI300 index +0.8%, at 5,077.21 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.8% at 3,445.40. Leading the gainers, the CSI300 consumer staples index and […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares rose Friday as consumer firms rallied on buying from overseas investors. At the midday break, China’s blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.95%. The Shanghai Composite index was up 1.37% at 3,409.77. Japanese shares closed higher on Friday, with SoftBank leading the gains on the Nikkei index. The Nikkei share average ended 1.56% […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks – China’s blue-chip stock index closed at its lowest mark in more than 3 months Thursday amid investor concern over possible policy tightening and rising tensions between China and some Western countries over Xinjiang. The Shanghai Composite index finished down 0.1% to 3,363.59. The blue-chip CSI300 index edged down 0.05%. Japanese shares closed higher […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Chinese shares fell Wednesday to their lowest close in 3 months as risk appetite soured on concerns of policy tightening and escalating tensions between China and major western economies. At the close, The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.61% to 4,928.69, while the Shanghai Composite index fell 1.3% to 3,367.06.  Japan’s Nikkei share average […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Chinese stocks fell Tuesday on worries over policy tightening continued to weigh on the market. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 1%, to 5,009.25, while the Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.9% to 3,411.51. Japanese shares capped early gains to end lower Tuesday, the Nikkei share average fell 0.61% to close at 28,995.92, while the broader […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Chinese equities closed lower Friday, marking a wkly loss of 1.4%. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.69% to 3,404.66, while the blue-chip CSI300 index closed 2.62% lower. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index fell while the broader TOPIX hit a 30-yr high, as the Bank of Japan said it would only buy […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks rose Thursday, driven by gains in consumer and healthcare firms, after the Fed pledged to maintain an dovish policy and projected a rapid rise in US GDP this yr. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.8% at 5,141.77, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.5% at 3,463.07. Japanese shares rose Thursday, with the […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks were subdued Wednesday, At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index edged down 0.31% to 3,435.96, while China’s blue-chip CSI300 index traded flat at 5,083.57. Japanese stocks edged higher Wednesday as investors bought individual shares with bright earnings prospects. The Nikkei 225 Index edged up 0.16% at 29,968.06 by 0215 GMT, while […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Chinese shares finished higher Tuesday, edging up from the previous day’s decline as consumer and financial firms recovered. At the close, the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.87% The Shanghai Composite index was up 0.78% at 3,446.73. Japanese shares closed higher Tuesday, with the TOPIX index hitting its best mark in 20 yrs, as […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares closed lower Monday, with heavyweight consumer, healthcare and new energy stocks leading the losses, as the recent conservative annual economic growth target reignited fears Beijing could tighten policy to rein in lofty valuations. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell as much as 3% before ending down 2.2% to 5,035.54, while the Shanghai Composite […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares posted a wkly loss Friday as a conservative economic growth target sparked fears Beijing could tighten policy to rein in lofty valuations. On the day, the blue-chip CSI300 index closed +0.4% at 5,146.38, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.5% at 3,453.08. Japanese shares rose for a 4th session running Friday, as […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks rose Thursday, as better-than-expected February bank lending data lifted market sentiment and relieved some policy tightening worries. At the close, the benchmark Shanghai Composite index was up 2.36% at 3,436.83.. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 2.49% at 5,128.22, Japanese shares closed higher Thursday. The Nikkei index finished up 0.6% at 29,211.64, […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Most emerging Asian shares rose Wednesday, taking positive cues from a recovery in US and Chinese equities as falling bond yields eased concerns about surging inflation and the outlook for global economic recovery brightened. China’s blue-chip shares closed higher Wednesday though the gains were capped by investor concerns of Beijing’s policy tightening as the […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Most emerging Asian share markets rose Tuesday, tracking a recovery in US equity futures following a pullback in Treasury yields Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index ended higher Tuesday, while China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index stood on the cusp of a correction as investors struggled with the prospect of tighter policy and a slowing economic. […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Asian shares broadly reversed to trade lower Monday as higher Crude Oil prices raised inflation worries, while Singapore and Malaysian stocks rose on local corporate news. China stocks fell the most in more than 7 months Monday, as a lower-than-expected 2021 economic growth target from Beijing sparked concerns that Chinese officials could tighten policy […]

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 […]