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Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific


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Chinese shares finished lower Wednesday, with the benchmark stock index seeing its biggest daily decline in 7 months.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index sank 2% to 3,564.08, in its biggest daily percentage loss since 24 July. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 2.6%.

Japanese shares fell Wednesday, closing below 30,000 as investors booked profits.

The Nikkei share average slipped 1.61% to 29,671.70, while the broader TOPIX fell 1.82% to 1,903.07.

Australian shares fell Wednesday as a drop in gold and iron ore prices pressured commodity-related stocks.

The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.5% to 6,806.4 by 0035 GMT. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was down 0.2% to 12,364.59 by 0035 GMT.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 24 February 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:40am EST166.78-2.88-1.70%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index4:41am EST364.33-12.01-3.19%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index7:20am EST1,743.95+26.08+1.52%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2251:15am EST29,671.70-484.33-1.61%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:08am EST29,718.24-914.40-2.99%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index12:53am EST7,049.40-61.40-0.86%
.KS11KOSPI Index4:03am EST2,994.98-75.11-2.45%
.SETISET Composite Index4:46am EST1,491.11-9.50-0.63%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:14am EST6,251.05-21.75-0.35%
.PSIPSE Composite Index23 Feb 20216,755.95-58.72-0.86%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index2:59am EST3,564.08-72.28-1.99%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex7:34am EST50,781.69+1,030.28+2.07%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI23 Feb 20211,557.55-7.50-0.48%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index23 Feb 2021360.96-2.19-0.60%

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