ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was up 25.62 points, or 0.23 percent, at 11,117.67. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index .SPX was up 9.68 points, or 0.81 percent, at 1,207.20. The Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC was up 20.20 points, or 0.81 percent, at 2,500.31.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) composite index moved 39.47 points, or 5.45 percent, to close at 765.76 points on Tuesday. Some 2.86 billion shares worth 29.75 billion baht (about 929 million U.S. dollars) changed hands.
Philippine stocks closed 1.7607 percent lower on Tuesday. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index decreased by 56.41 points to 3,147.50. The all-share index went down by 24. 79 points, or 1.2446 percent, to 1,967.08. The trade volume reached 1.71 billion shares worth 8.69 billion pesos (194.93 million U.S. dollars).
Vietnam’s stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 515. 2 points on Tuesday, down 1.54 points, or 0.3 percent, against the previous trading day. A total of 58.67 million shares worth 2.14 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (112.73 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange.
The Malaysia stock market ended higher here on Tuesday. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index ( KLCI) was at 1,335.90 up 9.23 points or 0.69 percent, and the Emas was at 9,052.36 up 66.34 points or 0.73 percent.
Turnover increased to 796.60 million shares valued at 1.22 Billion ringgit Malaysia (380.36 million U.S. dollars), compared with 812.95 million shares valued at 1.21 billion ringgit Malaysia (379.07 million U.S. dollars) on Monday.
The shares prices in Singapore rose 20.44 points or 0.69 percent on Tuesday with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) closing at 2,981.37 points. The overall volume stood at 1.89 billion shares worth 1.59 billion Singapore dollars (about 1.15 billion U.S. dollars).
Indonesian shares were closed higher on Tuesday. The market index was closed 50.845 points, or 1.79 percent higher to 2, 891.270.
The transaction volume was 5.365 billion shares worth 4.228 trillion rupiah (about 469 million U.S. dollars).
China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 2,979.53 points Tuesday, down 0. 03 percent, or 0.77 points, from the previous close. Total turnover was 124.78 billion yuan (18.27 billion U.S. dollars).
The Shenzhen Component Index on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange closed at 11,538.98 points Tuesday, down 105.6 points, or 0.91 percent, from the previous close. Total turnover was 103.86 billion yuan (15.21 billion U.S. dollars).
Hong Kong stocks closed up 218.21 points, or 1.02 percent, at 21,623.38 on Tuesday. Turnover totaled 62.72 billion HK dollars compared with Monday’ s 76.52 billion HK dollars (1 U.S. dollar equals to 7.755 HK dollar).
Taiwan’s share prices closed higher Tuesday with the weighted index moving up 46.2 points, or 0. 58 percent, to close at 7,900.42.
The turnover totaled 106. 26 billion new Taiwan dollars (about 3.38 billion U.S. dollars).
Nikkei closed mixed on Tuesday as a weaker yen offset overnight gains in Wall Street which was boosted by eased worries on U.S. investment bank Goldman Saches.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 fell 8.09 points, or 0.07 percent, from Monday to 10,900.68, extending losses from Monday, when it ended below the 11,000 line for the first time in three weeks.
Trading volume on the main section came to 1,954.82 million shares, down from Monday’s 2,028.64 million.
Bangladesh’s main bourse — Dhaka Stock Exchange All Shares Price Index (DSI), the benchmark index, closed at 4,604.75 points on Tuesday, up 66.12 points or 1.46 percent from Sunday’s finish.
The total turnover surged to about 10.53 billion taka (about 150.49 million U.S. dollars) on Monday from about 9.64 billion taka (about 137.67 million U.S. dollars) on Monday.
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