Thursday’s POMSoX trading session was rather quiet as both stock indices maintained closing positions from the previous day. The Kina Securities Main index KSi was steady at 5,691.53 points followed by the Kina Securities Home Index (KSHi) unchanged at 10,919.99 points.
The market was dormant today.
AUSTRALIA: The Australian share market has turned around a weak start to the day to close higher, as bargain hunters bought stocks beaten up in Monday and Tuesday’s plunge. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 0.2% at 5,890.7 points.
NEW YORK : US stocks have swung up and down in choppy trading as technology and energy stocks fall, though with milder momentum than earlier in the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.77 % at 25,105.75, the S&P 500 was up 0.08% to 2,697.25 while the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.21% to 7,100.72.
LONDON: European shares have broken a seven-day losing streak as investors take heart from a recovery on Wall Street and reduced volatility, returning their focus to some upbeat company earnings. All sectors in Europe were trading in positive territory, helping the pan-European STOXX 600 index rise 2.1 %at the close. Germany’s DAX closed up 1.60% at 12,590.43. The FTSE 100 rose 1.93% to 7,279.42, in line with a bounce across other European bourses.
TOKYO: Asia’s equity gains fizzled on Wednesday, although Japan’s share market held on to a modest rise. Japan stock index was weaker by 0.15 per cent while Japan’s Nikkei index closed up 0.16 per cent at 21,645.37.The Hang Seng index fell 0.89% to 30,323.20. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 2% to 12,433.29. China’s main Shanghai Composite index closed down 1.82% at 3,309.26 points while its blue-chip CSI300 index ended down 2.37% at 4,050.50.