Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

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Thai stocks dipped another 0.3% to trade around 6-month intraday lows touched in the prior session, the Thai baht weakened as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Bangkok Monday, defying a ban on demonstrations.

Australian shares finished lower Tuesday, as surging coronavirus cases in Europe raised the possibility of further restrictions.

The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO  0.7% to 6,184.60. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 rose 0.62% at 12,462.1.

Japanese shares ended lower Tuesday, tracking overnight Wall Street losses, as investors cautiously looked to whether US lawmakers could reach an agreement on a stimulus package.

The benchmark Nikkei share average dropped 0.44% to 23,567.04, the broader Topix lost 0.75% to 1,625.74.

Shanghai shares edged lower Tuesday, as data showing a slower pace of growth in new home prices dragged on stocks of banks, industrial firms and property developers.

At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.13% at 3,308.31 points. The CSI300 Real Estate index was down 1.06% at midday and the financial sector sub-index fell 0.53%, the broader blue-chip CSI300 index gained 0.17%

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 20 October 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index3:39am EDT142.57-1.07-0.74%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index5:40am EDT318.93+1.63+0.51%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:29am EDT1,370.37+4.34+0.32%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2252:15am EDT23,567.04-104.09-0.44%
.HSIHang Seng Index4:08am EDT24,569.54+27.28+0.11%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index2:31am EDT6,396.80-38.80-0.60%
.KS11KOSPI Index5:01am EDT2,358.41+11.67+0.50%
.SETISET Composite Index5:53am EDT1,210.67+1.92+0.16%
.JKSEJakarta Composite4:14am EDT5,099.84-26.49-0.52%
.PSIPSE Composite Index12:50am EDT6,112.71+93.45+1.55%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index3:59am EDT3,328.10+15.44+0.47%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex8:04am EDT40,544.37+112.77+0.28%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI5:04am EDT1,510.97-7.14-0.47%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index19 Oct 2020260.16-0.38-0.15%

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