Asia rallies 1% at the open on Covid 19 vaccine hopes

2020-07-02 07:57:48 GMT (Economies.com)
Asia rallies 1% at the open on Covid 19 vaccine hopes

Asian stock indices opened the second session of July higher amid hopes for a possible new vaccine candidate by Pfizer which showed promising results, however the results aren't peer-reviewed yet. 

 

Earlier Australian data showed trade surplus up to 8.03 billion Australian dollars from 7.83 billion in April. 

 

Japan's TOPEX rose 0.6%, while Nikkei 225 advanced 0.36% to 22,201. 

 

China's CSI 300 rallied 1.17% to 4,297, while Shanghai gained 1.16% to 3,061. 

 

Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1.32%, while South Korea's KOSPI added 0.83% to 2,124. 

 

New Zealand's rose 0.89%, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rallied 1.34% to 6,014. 

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1756
0.0046
0.3903%
1.3066
0.0051
0.3942%
Tadawul
7459.21
4.14
0.06%
24.270
0.022
0.093%
41.185
0.750
1.855%
44.30
0.78
1.79%
1971.970
2.615
0.133%
 
 
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