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Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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China stocks finished higher Wednesday, with banking and manufacturing shares leading the gainers, as upbeat industrial data suggested a sustained recovery while the manufacturing sector rapidly emerged from its COVID-19 slump.

At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.11% at 3,573.34, shrugging off concerns that policy makers would shift to a tighter stance to cool gains in share prices.

The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.27%, with its banking sector sub-index higher by 1.41%, and the industrial sub-index jumped 2.07%. 

Japanese stocks ended higher Wednesday, on hopes of better corporate results after the International Monetary Fund raised its forecast for global growth.

The Nikkei share average ended 0.31% higher at 28,635.21, and the broader Topix gained 0.65% at 1,860.07

Aussie shares closed lower Wednesday, dragged lower by losses in the resources sector, while a record-low underlying inflation in the last Quarter signaled a possible retention of the accommodative policy stance by the country’s central bank.

The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.7% lower to 6,780.6, pulling back from a 11-month high marked Monday. Tuesday markets were closed for a public holiday.

New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index closed 0.4% higher to settle at 13,374.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 27 January 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:39am EST162.80+1.10+0.68%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index3:59am EST365.78-1.66-0.45%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index4:06am EST1,619.59-30.97-1.88%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2251:15am EST28,635.21+89.03+0.31%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:08am EST29,297.53-93.73-0.32%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index1:26am EST7,060.20-51.20-0.72%
.KS11KOSPI Index4:03am EST3,122.56-17.75-0.57%
.SETISET Composite Index4:19am EST1,502.40-10.43-0.69%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:14am EST6,109.17-31.00-0.50%
.PSIPSE Composite Index26 Jan 20216,863.61-113.55-1.63%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index2:59am EST3,573.34+3.91+0.11%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex4:22am EST47,461.13-886.46-1.83%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI26 Jan 20211,580.62+5.31+0.34%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index25 Jan 2021348.27-13.53-3.74%

Have a healthy week, Keep the Faith!

  

Paul Ebeling
Paul A. Ebeling, a polymath, excels, in diverse fields of knowledge Including Pattern Recognition Analysis in Equities, Commodities and Foreign Exchange, and he is the author of "The Red Roadmaster's Technical Report on the US Major Market Indices, a highly regarded, weekly financial market commentary. He is a philosopher, issuing insights on a wide range of subjects to over a million cohorts. An international audience of opinion makers, business leaders, and global organizations recognize Ebeling as an expert.   

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