Chinese shares fell Thursday, snapping a 4-day win streak, after an abrupt US order for closure of the Chinese consulate in Houston stoked geopolitical tensions and offered exits for investors who profited from the market’s recent rally.
The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.2% to 3,325.11 and the blue-chip CSI300 index was flat to unchanged. Both benchmarks flitted in and out of positive territory during the session.
The smaller Shenzhen index was flat while the start-up Chinext board gained 1.1%.
Australian shares closed higher Thursday, propped up by the energy sector, after industry heavyweight Santos Ltd’s better-than-expected quarterly production report, even as investors were poised between the Bulls and the Bears.
The S&P/ASX 200 index edged 0.3% higher at 6,094.50 at the close of trade. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.25% to 11,693.4
The Japanese markets are closed for a holiday weekend
Data as of 23 July 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:38am EDT||137.84||+0.00||+0.00%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:59am EDT||313.34||+4.37||+1.41%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||5:36am EDT||1,269.19||+7.86||+0.62%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||22 Jul 2020||22,751.61||-132.61||-0.58%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||25,263.00||+205.06||+0.82%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:10am EDT||6,213.90||+21.30||+0.34%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,216.19||-12.47||-0.56%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:43am EDT||1,359.65||+2.61||+0.19%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,145.01||+34.82||+0.68%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,029.01||-35.25||-0.58%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||3,325.11||-8.05||-0.24%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||5:52am EDT||38,150.43||+278.91||+0.74%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,606.42||+19.44||+1.22%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||21 Jul 2020||215.52||-3.59||-1.64%|
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