The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 59.75 points, or 0.38 percent, from Tuesday to close at 15,728.35, its best finish since
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the
The turnover was about
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index hit a 15-month high on Tuesday and refreshed the high on Wednesday, amid hectic trading.
Till the market close, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged 1 percent to close at 2,288.63 points. The smaller Shenzhen Composite Index increased 0.77 percent to end at 1,258.74, while the SME Index for small firms advanced 0.78 percent to close at 5, 391.29 and the ChiNext index went up 0.86 percent to close at 1, 477.67.
Combined turnover of the two bourses expanded further to
The Lao Securities Exchange composite index decreased by 9.68 points to 1,427.72. A total of 15,000 shares worth about 121 million Lao kip (about
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) edged down 0.38 points, or 0.02 percent, to close at 2,051.20. Trading volume stood at 333.23 million shares worth
The NZX 50 Index rose 2.623 points, or 0.05 percent, to 5224. 396. Within the index, 21 stocks rose, 16 fell and 13 were unchanged. Turnover was 161.5 million NZ dollars.
About 204.659 million shares worth 3.575 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (
VN30-Index, the new benchmark index for the southern bourse, which tracks the 30 leading stocks by both market capitalization and liquidity, closed at 678.9 points, up 2.08 points, or 0.31 percent.
A total of 86.774 million shares worth
The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) was at 1,864.87, down 2. 82 points or 0.15 percent, and the Emas was at 13,001.09, down 1. 30 points or 0.01 percent.
Turnover declined to 3.00 billion shares valued at
Some 213,422 transactions were booked, involving 8.28 billion shares worth
Among a total of 298 issues traded, 205 registered gains and 67 incurred losses while 26 remained unchanged.
Total turnover decreased to about
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