Asian stocks rise for the third consecutive day with the rise in crude oil prices
2016-10-20 08:16:24 GMT (Economies.com)
Asian stocks rise for the third consecutive day with the rise in crude oil prices

Asian stock indices witnessed a rise during Thursday's trading for the third consecutive day, as the stock found support from higher crude oil prices, which is trading near its highest level in 15 months to support the rise in shares of oil and energy companies.

 

 

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose 0.2 percent, with a rise in shares of energy companies sub-index by 0.5%, in addition to the stability of the stock indices today during the third and final debate between the presidential candidates held in the United States.

 

 

Japanese stocks increased during the trading today as the wider Topix index in Japan rose by 0.61% to witness adding 6.45 points up to 1,057.47 level, while for the Nikkei main 225 of Japanese shares rose 0.88% to win 149.44 points up to 17,148.35 level

 

 

Chinese stock indices witnessed a rise in today's trading, where CSI 300 index saw a rise of 0.15%, to win 5.09 points and reach 3,316.24 level, as the Shanghai index rose 0.03% to win 0.84 points up to 3,084.72 level.

 

 

While the Hang Seng index of Hong Kong shares rose 0.49% to witness added 114.10 points up to 23,419.07 level, as the Kospi index of South Korean shares rose 0.13% to win 2.69 points reaching 2,043.63 level.

 

 

As for the index NZX 50 of New Zealand shares fell by 0.08% to deduct 5.93 points reaching 6,970.61 level, on the other hand S & P / ASX 200 index of Australian shares rose 0.25% to win 13.54 points and reach 5,448.90 level.

 
 
 
 SymbolLastChangeChg.%
1.0513
-0.00
-0.21
1.2462
-0.00
-0.03
17.98
0.01
0.06
53.63
-0.61
-1.12
1235.97
0.02
0.00
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