Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares closed 2.5% lower Thursday, snapping a 4-day winning streak, as rising concerns about a resurgence of C-19 coronavirus cases.

The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 2.5% lower at 5,817.7 in its worst session since 12 June.

New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index declined 1.2% or 135.05 pts to 11,124.36.

 Japanese stocks ended at a more than one-week low on Thursday, tracking losses on Wall Street.

The benchmark Nikkei average fell 1.2% to 22,259.79, its lowest closing mark since 15 June.

The broader Topix fell 1.2% to 1,561.85 with all but 1 of the 33 sector sub-indexes on the Tokyo exchange finishing lower.

ASIA-PACIFIC INDEXES

Data as of 25 June 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index3:44am EDT137.12-1.65-1.19%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index4:53am EDT295.74+0.00+0.00%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index4:54am EDT1,190.22+4.52+0.38%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT22,259.79-274.53-1.22%
.HSIHang Seng Index24 Jun 202024,781.58-125.76-0.50%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index3:22am EDT5,928.00-153.60-2.53%
.KS11KOSPI Index5:01am EDT2,112.37-49.14-2.27%
.SETISET Composite Index5:09am EDT1,324.03-9.40-0.70%
.JKSEJakarta Composite4:14am EDT4,896.73-68.00-1.37%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,118.26-70.57-1.14%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index24 Jun 20202,979.55+8.93+0.30%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex5:10am EDT35,042.42+173.44+0.50%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI4:59am EDT1,489.20-13.43-0.89%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index23 Jun 2020221.43-2.80-1.25%

Have a healthy day, Keep the Faith!

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