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Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific


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China’s blue-chip index finished lower after marking an all-time high Thursday, the 1st trading session after a week-long Lunar New Year holiday

The blue-chip CSI300 index climbed 2.1% to an all-time high of 5,930.9, before closing down 0.7% to 5,768.38, while the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6% at 3,675.36.

The tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext fell 2.7%, while Shanghai’s STAR50 index shed 0.5%.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei share average declined a bit Thursday as investors tuned cautions about the sustainability of a recent rally above the 30,000 mark.

The Nikkei 225 index settled down 0.19% to 30,236.09, reversing earlier gain, while the broader TOPIX fell 1% to 1,941.91

 Australian shares ended flat to unchanged

The S&P/ASX 200 index at 6,885.9, New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index closed 0.32% lower to finish at 12,633.6.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 18 February 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:40am EST169.96-1.69-0.98%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index4:41am EST384.01-8.25-2.10%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:20am EST1,759.16-3.93-0.22%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2251:15am EST30,236.09-56.10-0.19%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:08am EST30,595.27-489.67-1.58%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index12:58am EST7,155.50-3.30-0.05%
.KS11KOSPI Index4:03am EST3,086.66-47.07-1.50%
.SETISET Composite Index4:45am EST1,511.03-3.88-0.26%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:14am EST6,200.31-27.42-0.44%
.PSIPSE Composite Index17 Feb 20216,849.64-116.79-1.68%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index2:59am EST3,675.36+20.27+0.55%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex7:29am EST51,324.69-379.14-0.73%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI17 Feb 20211,575.84-19.45-1.22%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index17 Feb 2021353.02+2.30+0.66%

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