Hong Kong stocks posted strong gains Thursday, with the index tracking Mainland stocks having its best day in more than 3 months, after a security law went into effect in the city this week.
The Hang Seng index rose 2.9% at 25,124.19, while the China Enterprises Index, tracking mainland companies listed in Hong Kong, gained 3.1% to 10,056.86, marking its best session since 25 March.
China stocks rallied Thursday, with the blue-chip index closing at its highest in 2.5 yrs
The blue-chip CSI300 index ended 2.1% higher at 4,335.84, its highest closing level since 26 January 2018; the Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.1% at 3,090.57. Leading the gains, the CSI300 Real Estate index and the CSI300 SWS securities index rallied 3.5% and 7%, respectively.
Australian shares ended at their highest marks in 3 wks Thursday, led by financials and technology stocks, as positive developments in a C-19 vaccine trial and optimism about more stimulus raised hopes of a quicker economic recovery.
Rising for the 3rd straight day, the S&P/ASX 200 index gained 1.7% at 6,032.7. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ending up 1.3% at 11,502.52.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei average edged up 0.1% at 22,145.96. The broader Topix rose 0.3% at 1,542.76, with the 33 sector sub-indexes on the Tokyo exchange finishing higher.
Data as of 2 July 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:45am EDT||135.45||+0.38||+0.28%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:46am EDT||301.98||+9.82||+3.36%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||6:10am EDT||1,206.20||+12.58||+1.05%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,145.96||+24.23||+0.11%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||25,124.19||+697.00||+2.85%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:20am EDT||6,142.30||+101.30||+1.68%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,135.37||+28.67||+1.36%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:41am EDT||1,374.13||+24.69||+1.83%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||4,966.78||+52.39||+1.07%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,364.08||+154.37||+2.49%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,090.57||+64.59||+2.13%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||6:26am EDT||35,843.70||+429.25||+1.21%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,536.28||+21.85||+1.44%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||1 Jul 2020||214.39||-0.77||-0.36%|
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