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
European markets opened sharply higher Monday as the rate of new coronavirus infections appears to be slowing in the region. The pan-European Stoxx 600 climbed 2.5% in early trade, with autos jumping 5.1% to lead gains as all sectors and major bourses entered positive territory. Stocks are being buoyed by data showing the rate of new coronavirus infections and deaths there is slowing. Italy, which was the epicenter of Europe's pandemic before Spain overtook it in terms of the number of cases, reported its lowest daily COVID-19 death toll for more than two weeks on Sunday, Reuters...
Tokyo's key Nikkei index closed more than four percent higher on Monday as investors reacted positively to reports suggesting a slowing daily death toll from coronavirus in Europe. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 4.24 percent, or 756.11 points, to close at 18,576.30, while the broader Topix jumped 3.86 percent, or 51.17 points, to 1,376.30. Source : AFP
Hong Kong shares ended Monday morning more than one percent higher, with traders cheered by news that fresh coronavirus infection numbers were slipping in some of the world's worst hit countries. The Hang Seng Index added 1.11 percent, or 257.10 points, to 23,493.21. Source : AFP
Shares rose more than one percent in the first few minutes of Monday, in line with an advance across Asia, after several countries reported fewer virus deaths over the weekend. The Hang Seng Index rose 1.39 percent, or 322.72 points, to 23,558.83. Markets in China are closed for a public holiday. Sumber : AFP
Tokyo's key Nikkei index opened lower on Monday amid ongoing fears about the coronavirus pandemic. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.03 percent at 17,814.30 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.22 percent or 2.95 points at 1,328.08. Source : AFP