Asian shares rose Tuesday after data showed China’s manufacturing sector grew more than expected in June, a hopeful sign for a global economy still struggling to recover from the impact of the C-19 coronavirus chaos.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sans Japan was up 0.9%, US stock futures, the S&P 500 e-minis, advanced 0.23%
Australian shares rose Tuesday after the country’s central bank played up prospects of fresh stimulus and as employment continues to recover from the lockdown.
The S&P/ASX 200 index spiked 2.4%, but pared some gains to finish 1.4% firmer at 5,897.90. The benchmark was up 17% for Q-2, marking its best Quarter since September 2009.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index recorded its best Quarter ever. The index closed up 1.8% at 11,451.05, its highest level since 9 June.
Japanese shares ended higher on Tuesday, as positive economic data from the United States and China helped to end the quarter on a strong note and as investors pinned hopes on stimulus.
The benchmark Nikkei average advanced 1.33% at 22,288.14. The benchmark gained 17.82% for the Quarter.
The broader Topix rose 0.62% at 1,558.77, both rebounding from the lowest close touched in the prion session.
Data as of 30 June 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:59am EDT||136.80||+0.86||+0.63%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||3:33am EDT||291.85||+1.38||+0.48%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||3:35am EDT||1,188.23||+3.32||+0.28%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,288.14||+293.10||+1.33%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:50am EDT||24,398.47||+97.19||+0.40%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:29am EDT||6,001.30||+85.70||+1.45%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:32am EDT||2,108.33||+14.85||+0.71%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||3:50am EDT||1,345.47||+15.71||+1.18%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:06am EDT||4,905.39||+3.57||+0.07%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,207.72||+102.54||+1.68%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:34am EDT||2,984.67||+23.16||+0.78%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||3:50am EDT||35,171.15||+209.63||+0.60%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||3:50am EDT||1,504.55||+10.12||+0.68%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||28 Jun 2020||211.42||-8.37||-3.81%|
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