China’s benchmark index posted the biggest gainer in a wk Wednesday as investors bought up shares after recent slumps, while the tech-focused STAR board soared on new listings.
At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 2.06% at 3,294.55, its best daily performance since 20 July.
The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 2.42% with its financial sector sub-index higher by 2.22%, the consumer staples sector up 0.82%, the Real Estate index up 1.12% and the healthcare sub-index up 4.04%.
The smaller Shenzhen index ended up 2.9% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index was higher by 3.783%.
Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR 50 Index spiked 5.45% on the day.
Japanese shares fell to 2.5 wk closing lows Wednesday as a stronger JPY and weak earnings reports hurt sentiment.
The Nikkei share average fell 1.15% to 22,397.11, the broader Topix lost 1.28% to 1,549.04.
Australian shares gave up early gains to finish lower Wednesday, as investors exercised caution in the face of a worsening domestic coronavirus crisis, and ahead of the FOMC policy decision and Key earnings reports.
The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.2% to 6,006.4 in low-trading volume after rising 0.5% earlier. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 0.2% higher at 11,599.40.
Data as of 29 July 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||3:44am EDT||135.71||-1.75||-1.27%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:59am EDT||307.77||+1.50||+0.49%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||5:28am EDT||1,266.82||-8.61||-0.68%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||2:15am EDT||22,397.11||-260.27||-1.15%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||4:08am EDT||24,883.14||+110.38||+0.45%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||3:01am EDT||6,128.00||-18.80||-0.31%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||5:03am EDT||2,263.16||+6.17||+0.27%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||5:43am EDT||1,338.35||-2.57||-0.19%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||4:14am EDT||5,111.11||-1.88||-0.04%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||12:50am EDT||5,966.27||+39.16||+0.66%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||3:59am EDT||3,294.55||+66.59||+2.06%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||5:43am EDT||38,066.79||-426.16||-1.11%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||5:04am EDT||1,611.42||+1.48||+0.09%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||27 Jul 2020||200.84||+11.26||+5.94%|
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