China stocks finished flat Wednesday, as worries persisted over the ongoing tensions with the US.
The blue-chip CSI300 index was unchanged at 3,983.65, while the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.1% to 2,923.37.
Australian shares closed at a near 3-month high Wednesday, boosted by energy and financial stocks, as risk appetite was whetted by prospects of an economic recovery from a C-19 coronavirus chaos-induced recession.
The S&P/ASX 200 rose 1.8% at 5,941.60, gaining for a 3rd straight session. The index is currently on a 5-wk winning streak.
New Zealand may lift all virus-induced curbs next week; the S&P/NZX 50 gained 0.8% at 11,118.27 and hit a 3-month high.
Japan’s stock benchmark Nikkei advanced to a more than 3-month highs Wednesday, as a rapidly weakening Yen and FOMO by investors boosted automakers and other cyclical sectors.
The Nikkei average gained 1.3% at 22,613.76, its highest closing mark since 21 February.
The broader Topix rose 0.7% at 1,599.08, its highest closing since 26 February with all but 5 of the 33 sector sub-indexes on the Tokyo exchange ending up.
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines extended their winning streak for a 6th session running, while Singapore was up for a 3rd straight session.
Shares in Malaysia and Vietnam finished higher, while markets in Thailand were closed for a holiday.
Data as of 3 Jun 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:56am EDT||140.42||+1.09||+0.78%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||2:56am EDT||283.84||+3.51||+1.25%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||2:56am EDT||1,151.37||+16.46||+1.45%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,613.76||+288.15||+1.29%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:12am EDT||24,267.68||+271.74||+1.13%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:10am EDT||6,064.90||+104.80||+1.76%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||2:33am EDT||2,147.00||+59.81||+2.87%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||2 Jun 2020||1,374.18||+21.81||+1.61%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:27am EDT||4,934.85||+87.35||+1.80%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||6,245.65||+220.48||+3.66%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:05am EDT||2,923.37||+1.97||+0.07%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||3:12am EDT||34,254.60||+429.07||+1.27%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||3:12am EDT||1,528.87||+21.18||+1.40%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||1 Jun 2020||221.55||-1.22||-0.55%|
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