Asian stock indices saw a slight declines during Friday's trading at the end of a week marked by gains in the US stocks, comes in light of a beginning of the correction that may follow the previous rise, In addition to tracking the US stocks movement.
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell 0.2 percent to 139.96 points level, where stock indices in Japan witnessed volatility due to the cohesion and the rise in shares of export companies supported by the low levels of the Japanese yen.
Japanese stocks rose in today's trading as the wider Japanese Topix Index fell 0.04% to witness 0.43 points deduction and reach 1,061.51 level, while the main 225 shares of Japanese Nikkei rose 0.10% to win 17.83 points, up to the level of 17,253.33.
Chinese stock indices witnessed a decline during trading today as CSI 300 Index saw a decline of 0.09%, to deduct 2.88 points reaching 3,315.72 level, as the Shanghai index fell 0.10% to lose 3.07 points reaching 3,081.39 level
While the Hang Seng index of Hong Kong shares rose 0.30%, to witness adding 69.43 points reaching 23,374.40 level, as the Kospi index of South Korean shares fell 0.10%, losing 2.05 points reaching 2,038.55 level
As for the index NZX 50 of New Zealand shares fell by 0.25% to deduct 17.65 points and reach 6,956.13 level, on the other hand S & P / ASX 200 index of Australian shares fell 0.12%, losing 6.54 points reaching 5,435.60 level