Equity - Asia

Sri Lankan shares end at over two-month high; consumer, industrial stocks shine

Sri Lankan shares end at over two-month high; consumer, industrial stocks shine

The CSE All Share Index closed up 1.82pc at 4,887.16. Industrial conglomerate John Keells Holdings Plc rose 5.5pc to its highest since March 20...

Tokyo stocks close at three-month high on virus optimism

Tokyo stocks close at three-month high on virus optimism

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ended up 2.32 percent, or 497.08 points, at 21,916.31, while the broader Topix index was up 1.80 percent, or...

Indian shares rise over 1pc as financials lead surge

Indian shares rise over 1pc as financials lead surge

The NSE Nifty 50 index rose 1.25pc to 9,431 by 0516 GMT, while the S&P BSE Sensex gained 1.18pc to 31,973. On Wednesday, Indian...

S.Korean shares edge lower on rising Sino-US tensions, grim economic outlook

S.Korean shares edge lower on rising Sino-US tensions, grim economic outlook

The Seoul stock market's benchmark KOSPI closed down 2.66 points, or 0.13pc, at 2,028.54. Shares of Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix closed up 1pc...

China stocks end higher as investors eye fresh stimulus

China stocks end higher as investors eye fresh stimulus

The smaller Shenzhen index closed 0.3pc lower and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index was weaker by 0.8pc. The yuan was 0.19pc stronger at...

Sri Lankan markets end higher as industrial, telecom stocks shine

Sri Lankan markets end higher as industrial, telecom stocks shine

The CSE All Share Index closed up 0.41pc at 4,800.01. Industrial conglomerate John Keells Holdings Plc , which rose 3.7pc, and mobile service operator...

Shanghai Stock Exchange considers first revamp of benchmark in 30 years

Shanghai Stock Exchange considers first revamp of benchmark in 30 years

The exchange is planning to adjust the timing for newly listed stocks to be included in the index and remove some chronically loss-making stocks. ...

China stocks fall on rising Sino-US tensions, economic worries

China stocks fall on rising Sino-US tensions, economic worries

The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.7pc to 3,845.61, while the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.3pc to 2,836.80 points. Profits at the country's industrial firms...

Hong Kong stocks fall on fresh protests, rising Sino-US tensions

Hong Kong stocks fall on fresh protests, rising Sino-US tensions

The Hang Seng index fell 0.4pc, to 23,301.36, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.3pc, to 9,567.43 points. The top gainer on the Hang...

SE Asia Stocks-Most rise on stimulus hopes; Malaysia biggest gainer

SE Asia Stocks-Most rise on stimulus hopes; Malaysia biggest gainer

Most markets traded in a tight range amid high caution, as Sino-US tensions flared over a new Hong Kong law which would reduce its...

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