Chinese shares fell for a 2nd session running Wednesday.
The Shanghai Composite index closed down 0.6% to 3,319.27. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.7%. The smaller Shenzhen index lost 1.3%, the start-up board ChiNext Composite index fell almost 2% and Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR50 index dropped 2.2%.
Japanese stocks finished higher Wednesday as investors bought shares of major exporters on the back of a slightly weaker yen, although sentiment was cautious due to a stalemate in talks over additional US economic stimulus.
The Nikkei 225 Index ended up 0.41% at 22,843.96, with the industrial and consumer discretionary sectors leading gains. The broader Topix rose 1.23%.
Data as of 12 August 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:45am EDT||140.75||+1.66||+1.19%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||5:46am EDT||310.87||+0.99||+0.32%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:06am EDT||1,297.31||-1.07||-0.08%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,843.96||+93.72||+0.41%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||25,244.02||+353.34||+1.42%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:23am EDT||6,257.00||-15.10||-0.24%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,432.35||+13.68||+0.57%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||11 Aug 2020||1,336.84||+14.83||+1.12%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,233.45||+43.29||+0.83%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,995.00||+41.06||+0.69%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:00am EDT||3,319.27||-21.02||-0.63%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:23am EDT||38,369.63||-37.38||-0.10%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,556.64||-8.10||-0.52%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||11 Aug 2020||213.66||-0.51||-0.24%|
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