Asian markets end mostly higher with Nikkei outperforming

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index edged 0.45% higher, whereas Australian index S&P/ASX 200 closed 0.1% lower at 7,527.10.

Sep 01, 2021 03:09 IST India Infoline News Service

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Asian markets ended mostly higher on Wednesday as the Nikkei 225 jumped 1.29% to close at 28,451.02 while the Topix index advanced 1.02% to finish the trading day at 1,980.79. South Korea’s Kospi climbed 0.24% to close at 3,207.02, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index edged 0.45% higher, whereas Australian index S&P/ASX 200 closed 0.1% lower at 7,527.10.

Chinese stocks closed mixed as the Shanghai Composite advanced 0.65% and the Shenzhen Component dipped marginally.

China’s Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index for August came in at 49.2 on Wednesday.

Further, European stocks advanced on Wednesday. The pan-European Stoxx 600 gained with retail stocks rose and basic resources slipped.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the S&P 500 declined 0.13% to 4,522.68 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 39.11 points to 35,360.73. The Nasdaq Composite dipped fractionally to about 15,259.24.

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