Stock markets across Asia’s emerging economies fell Thursday as concerns about rising coronavirus cases in the developed world hammered investors’ risk appetite, driving capital into USD and other safe-havens.
Australian shares closed nearly 1% lower Thursday, tracking declines on Wall Street, as fresh economic data from the United States cast doubts about a global recovery.
The benchmark ASX 200 index closed 0.8% lower to 5,875.9. In New Zealand, the benchmark NZX 50 index edged 0.1% lower.
Japanese shares saw broad selling pressure in global stocks Thursday following worries about their high valuation, resurgent coronavirus infections and the notion of a slowdown in budding economic recoveries worldwide.
Nikkei share average lost 1.11% to 23,087.82, falling below Key support from its 25-Day MA at 23,217. The broader Topix lost 1.08% to 1,626.44.
China shares ended lower Thursday, after falling the most in more than 2 wks on renewed concerns over a coronavirus-led slowdown in global economic recovery.
At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.72% to 3,223.18, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.92%.
Data as of 24 September 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:41am EDT||142.64||-1.51||-1.05%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:42am EDT||298.95||-6.19||-2.03%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||5:52am EDT||1,258.69||-35.55||-2.75%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||23,087.82||-258.67||-1.11%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||23,311.07||-431.44||-1.82%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:17am EDT||6,056.50||-54.80||-0.90%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,272.70||-60.54||-2.59%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:47am EDT||1,247.46||-16.55||-1.31%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||4,842.76||-75.20||-1.53%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,845.80||-46.92||-0.80%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,223.18||-56.53||-1.72%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||6:08am EDT||36,553.60||-1,114.82||-2.96%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,500.80||+4.32||+0.29%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||23 Sep 2020||244.24||-1.30||-0.53%|
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