Tokyo's key Nikkei index opened higher on Friday, extending rallies on Wall Street after the US Federal Reserve unveiled massive new stimulus. The Nikkei 225 index was up 0.50 percent, or 96.92 points, at 19,442.69 in early trade, while the broader Topix index slipped 0.23 percent, or 3.22 points, to 1,413.76. Source : AFP
Hong Kong stocks enjoyed another healthy rally Tuesday, in line with an Asia-wide advance and following a surge on Wall Street, with traders cheered by signs the rate of coronavirus infections is slowing. The Hang Seng Index climbed 2.12 percent, or 504.17 points, to 24,253.29. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.05 percent, or 56.78 points, to 2,820.76, and the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange jumped 3.18 percent, or 53.80 points, to 1,743.37. Source : AFP
European markets opened sharply higher Tuesday as investors hope that the region could be seeking a plateau in the coronavirus outbreak. The pan-European Stoxx 600 jumped 2.6% in early trade, with travel and leisure stocks surging 6.3% to lead gains as all sectors and major bourses entered positive territory. Markets in Europe will also be reacting to the news last night that U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been moved to intensive care as his coronavirus symptoms worsened, according to a statement from the government. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will temporarily take over the...
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index jumped more than two percent on Tuesday, extending rallies on Wall Street, as some of the world's worst-hit countries reported falling coronavirus death rates. The Nikkei 225 index, which surged more than four percent on Monday, advanced 2.01 percent, or 373.88 points, to close at 18,950.18, while the broader Topix index was up 1.96 percent, or 26.91 points, at 1,403.21. Sumber : AFP
Stocks rose in Hong Kong on Tuesday morning to extend the previous day's gains following a surge on Wall Street fuelled by early signs that new coronavirus infections could be levelling out. The Hang Seng Index opened up 1.45 percent, or 343.93 points, at 24,093.05. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 1.54 percent, or 42.65 points, to 2,806.64, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange climbed 1.83 percent, or 30.87 points, to 1,720.44. Source : AFP
Tokyo's key Nikkei 225 index opened more than three percent higher on Tuesday, extending rallies on Wall Street as some of the world's worst-hit countries reported falling coronavirus death rates. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 3.07 percent or 570.11 points to 19,146.41 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 2.75 percent or 37.80 points at 1,414.10. Source : AFP