China stocks rose Thursday, driven by gains in consumer and healthcare firms, after the Fed pledged to maintain an dovish policy and projected a rapid rise in US GDP this yr.
The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.8% at 5,141.77, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.5% at 3,463.07.
Japanese shares rose Thursday, with the TOPIX index marking a 30-yr high
The broader TOPIX advanced 1.23% to close at 2,008.51, crossing the 2,000 mark for the 1st time since May 1991. The Nikkei index rose 1.01% to finish at 30,216.75.
Australian shares fell Thursday, dragged down by tech and healthcare stocks, while an economic contraction in Q-4 of Y 2020 sent New Zealand’s benchmark index to its biggest drop in 2 wks.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.7% to 6,745.70. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index settled down about 1% on the day.
Data as of 18 March 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:39am EDT||175.62||+2.16||+1.25%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:40am EDT||357.81||+5.65||+1.60%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:09am EDT||1,708.06||-20.56||-1.19%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||30,216.75||+302.42||+1.01%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||29,405.72||+371.60||+1.28%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||1:52am EDT||7,003.60||-44.40||-0.63%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||3,066.01||+18.51||+0.61%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:59am EDT||1,568.82||+2.06||+0.13%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||6,347.83||+70.60||+1.12%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,630.85||+64.02||+0.97%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,463.07||+17.52||+0.51%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:25am EDT||49,216.52||-585.10||-1.17%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||17 Mar 2021||1,627.99||+3.02||+0.19%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||17 Mar 2021||405.27||+5.56||+1.39%|
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