Asia opens higher in tandem with Wall Street

2020-01-14 08:35:41 GMT (Economies.com)
Asia opens higher in tandem with Wall Street

Asian stock indices opened the second session of the week higher in tandem with Wall Street as America and China reach a trade deal with signing scheduled on Wednesday. 

 

The US Treasury Department also took China off its list of currency manipulating- countries after putting it there in August.  

 

The Department said China has pledged executable commitments to avoid weakening yuan and publish forex information, bolstering yuan versus dollar to six-month highs. 

 

Japan's TOPEX rose 0.27%, while Nikkei 225 rose 0.74% to 176.24. 

 

China's CSI 300 rose 0.27% to 4,215.19, while Shanghai rose 0.22%. 

 

Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.20%, while South Korea's KOSPI added 0.78% to 2,264.54. 

 

New Zealand's NZX 50 rose 0.52%, as Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rallied 0.64% to 6,948.00. 

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1025
-0.0069
0.6179%
1.3073
0.0072
0.5534%
Tadawul
8329.52
-56.83
0.68%
18.104
0.083
0.458%
54.273
-4.505
7.665%
60.77
-1.26
2.03%
1570.630
13.715
0.881%
 
 
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