China’s blue-chip share index was flat to little changed Thursday, but start-up board ChiNext continued its uptrend on reform hopes. Hong Kong stocks fell on a downbeat economic outlook from the Fed.
The CSI300 index was unchanged at 4,038.84 pts at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2%, to 2,950.78 pts.
Shenzhen’s ChiNext rose 1.4% ahead of an imminent reform that will introduce a US-style IPO system to the start-up board.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index dropped 1.0%, to 24,791.36 points, while the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 0.8%, to 10,061.80.
Japanese shares declined Thursday, with automakers and financials leading the declines, as JPY firmed after the Fed made no policy changes in the 1st economic projections of the massive Medical Malpractice event.
The benchmark Nikkei average dropped 1.1% to 22,882.28 by the midday break, further off its 3.5-month highs touched earlier in this week.
The broader Topix lost 0.9% to 1,610.73 by the midday recess, also off its highest level since Feb. 21 touched earlier this week.
Aussie stocks are on track to cap a 7-session rally, the S&P/ASX 200 index declined as much as 1.8% in its worst session since 13 May. It was down 1.2%, or 72.4 pts, at 6,076.0 by 0039 GMT.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index is 0.1% lower, or 16.2 pts to 11,244.3. The benchmark was on track for its 3rd straight session of decliners.
Indonesia’s benchmark index fell 2.3%, with financials accounting for around a 3rd of the losses. PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk shed about 7% and was the biggest drag.
Thai shares rose 0.7%, on plans to re-open more businesses from as early as 15 June, as the C-19 coronavirus outbreak looks to be contained.
Data as of 11 June 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:22am EDT||139.52||-3.18||-2.23%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:22am EDT||287.34||-4.03||-1.38%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:23am EDT||1,151.18||-4.99||-0.43%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,472.91||-652.04||-2.82%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||2:38am EDT||24,630.26||-419.47||-1.67%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||2:48am EDT||6,079.50||-189.80||-3.03%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:33am EDT||2,176.78||-18.91||-0.86%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||1:29am EDT||1,412.45||-6.32||-0.45%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||2:53am EDT||4,876.08||-44.60||-0.91%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,476.24||+36.87||+0.57%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:38am EDT||2,920.78||-22.98||-0.78%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||2:38am EDT||33,923.94||-323.11||-0.94%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||2:37am EDT||1,557.57||-17.70||-1.12%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||9 Jun 2020||237.39||+0.23||+0.10%|
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