Nikkei 225

Today's data summary

Market closed
% change
+2.00%
Value
21466.99
Change
+420.75
As of 16:12 20 Jul 2019

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Asia markets rise

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Asia markets are on track for a strong finish to the week.

In afternoon trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 2% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.1% and the Shanghai Composite put on 0.8%.

Asia markets sink

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It's been a bleak session so far across Asia markets.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index led declines with a 1.8% drop, while the Shanghai Composite lost 0.7% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gave up 0.5%.

Asia markets mixed

Asia markets were mixed on Tuesday.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.7%.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.2% while the Shanghai Composite fell 0.2%.

Asia markets mixed

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Asian stock markets were mixed on Tuesday.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.6%.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.2% while the Shanghai Composite shed 0.1%.

Asia stocks mixed

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It's been a mixed start to the trading week in Asia amid new figures showing a slowdown in China's GDP growth.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index and Hong Kong's Hang Seng both added 0.2%, while the Shanghai Composite climbed 0.8%. Australia's ASX 200 dropped 0.5% and South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.1%.

Asia markets tick higher

Asia markets were broadly higher on Thursday.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was up 0.5% to 21,643.53.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 0.8% to 28,431 while the Shanghai Composite was little changed on the day.

Asia markets rise on Fed boost

An investor watches an electronic ticker board displaying stock figures at a stock exchange hall on July 8, 2019 in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China.
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Asian markets rose across indices on Thursday, boosted by US Fed chairman Jerome Powell apparent hint that an interest rate cut is imminent.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.52% to 21,645.45.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 1.2% to 28,534.66 while the Shanghai Composite was up 0.3%.

Asia markets mixed

Asia markets were mixed on Wednesday.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.2%.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.3% while the Shanghai Composite shed 0.4%.

Asian stocks broadly lower

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Asian stocks were broadly lower this morning.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 0.8% while the Shanghai Composite was down 0.6%.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was flat on the day.

Asian stocks drop

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Asian stock markets fell across the board on Monday.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell nearly 1%.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 1.7% while the Shanghai Composite shed 2.6%.