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March 11, 2019, 11:43 p.m. EDT

Asian markets rally after Wall Street snaps losing streak

Nikkei, Hang Seng, Shanghai all post gains of more than 1%

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By Marketwatch and Associated Press


Bloomberg News
A pedestrian walks past the Tokyo Stock Exchange building in Tokyo.

Asian stocks rallied Tuesday, following strong gains on Wall Street that snapped five straight days of losses. Investors may have also been buoyed by increased optimism over a Brexit vote in the British Parliament later in the day after Prime Minister Theresa May won last-minute concessions from the EU on the so-called Irish backstop.

Japan’s Nikkei /zigman2/quotes/210597971/delayed JP:NIK +2.50%   gained 1.9% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index /zigman2/quotes/210598030/delayed HK:HSI +0.39%   rose 1.4%. On the Chinese mainland, the Shanghai Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598127/delayed CN:SHCOMP -0.34%   advanced 1.5% while the smaller-cap Shenzhen Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598015/delayed CN:399106 -0.34%   rose 1.7%. South Korea’s Kospi /zigman2/quotes/210598069/delayed KR:180721 +0.58%   nudged up 0.9% and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 /zigman2/quotes/210598100/delayed AU:XJO +1.26%   inched up 0.3%. Indexes rose in Taiwan   and Singapore /zigman2/quotes/210597985/delayed SG:STI +1.50%  , but Indonesia /zigman2/quotes/210597981/delayed ID:JAKIDX +0.85%   was slightly in the red.

Among individual stocks, Hitachi /zigman2/quotes/203839937/delayed JP:6501 +0.48%   surged in Tokyo trading, as did Nintendo /zigman2/quotes/208063194/delayed JP:7974 +0.81%   , Sony /zigman2/quotes/201361720/delayed JP:6758 +2.76%   and Fast Retailing /zigman2/quotes/200663563/delayed JP:9983 +2.30%  . Telecom China Mobile /zigman2/quotes/200868736/delayed HK:941 +2.04%   and insurer AIA /zigman2/quotes/203565558/delayed HK:1299 +1.38%   gained in Hong Kong, while Samsung /zigman2/quotes/209800866/delayed KR:005930 +0.30%   rose in Korea. Energy stocks such as Santos /zigman2/quotes/207349564/delayed AU:STO +3.92%   and Beach Energy /zigman2/quotes/200513631/delayed AU:BPT +8.16%   advanced again in Australia.

/zigman2/quotes/210597971/delayed
JP : Nikkei
26,165.59
+638.22 +2.50%
Volume: 0.00
Nov. 24, 2020 3:15p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598030/delayed
HK : Hong Kong Exchange
26,588.20
+102.00 +0.39%
Volume: 2.03M
Nov. 24, 2020 4:09p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598127/delayed
CN : China: Shanghai
3,402.82
-11.67 -0.34%
Volume: 30.10B
Nov. 24, 2020 3:01p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598015/delayed
CN : Shenhzen Stock Exchange
2,294.15
-7.81 -0.34%
Volume: 35.53B
Nov. 24, 2020 3:00p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598069/delayed
KR : Korea Exchange
2,617.76
+15.17 +0.58%
Volume: 1.36M
Nov. 24, 2020 3:30p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598100/delayed
AU : S&P ASX
6,644.10
+82.50 +1.26%
Volume: 811,485
Nov. 24, 2020 5:20p
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/zigman2/quotes/210597985/delayed
SG : Singapore: SGX
2,891.63
+42.85 +1.50%
Volume: 0.00
Nov. 24, 2020 5:20p
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/zigman2/quotes/210597981/delayed
ID : Indonesia Stock Exchange
5,701.03
+48.27 +0.85%
Volume: 0.00
Nov. 24, 2020 3:00p
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/zigman2/quotes/203839937/delayed
JP : Japan: Tokyo
¥ 3,981.00
+19.00 +0.48%
Volume: 3.73M
Nov. 24, 2020 3:00p
P/E Ratio
25.86
Dividend Yield
2.51%
Market Cap
¥3830.67 billion
Rev. per Employee
¥29.12M
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/zigman2/quotes/208063194/delayed
JP : Japan: Tokyo
¥ 54,990.00
+440.00 +0.81%
Volume: 1.20M
Nov. 24, 2020 3:00p
P/E Ratio
15.99
Dividend Yield
2.29%
Market Cap
¥6498.18 billion
Rev. per Employee
¥211.05M
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/zigman2/quotes/201361720/delayed
JP : Japan: Tokyo
¥ 9,490.00
+255.00 +2.76%
Volume: 7.48M
Nov. 24, 2020 3:00p
P/E Ratio
12.69
Dividend Yield
0.47%
Market Cap
¥11391.90 billion
Rev. per Employee
¥73.75M
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/zigman2/quotes/200663563/delayed
JP : Japan: Tokyo
¥ 83,000.00
+1,870 +2.30%
Volume: 884,700
Nov. 24, 2020 3:00p
P/E Ratio
93.94
Dividend Yield
0.58%
Market Cap
¥8283.42 billion
Rev. per Employee
¥40.83M
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/zigman2/quotes/200868736/delayed
HK : Hong Kong
HK$ 47.45
+0.95 +2.04%
Volume: 41.93M
Nov. 24, 2020 4:09p
P/E Ratio
8.29
Dividend Yield
6.86%
Market Cap
HK$952.11 billion
Rev. per Employee
HK$1.85M
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/zigman2/quotes/203565558/delayed
HK : Hong Kong
HK$ 88.20
+1.20 +1.38%
Volume: 22.72M
Nov. 24, 2020 4:09p
P/E Ratio
27.42
Dividend Yield
1.45%
Market Cap
HK$1049.61 billion
Rev. per Employee
HK$12.98M
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/zigman2/quotes/209800866/delayed
KR : S. Korea: KRX
67,700.00
+200.00 +0.30%
Volume: 32.16M
Nov. 24, 2020 3:30p
P/E Ratio
18.49
Dividend Yield
2.09%
Market Cap
₩453156.46 billion
Rev. per Employee
₩2.19B
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/zigman2/quotes/207349564/delayed
AU : Australia: Sydney
$ 6.36
+0.24 +3.92%
Volume: 7.52M
Nov. 24, 2020 4:10p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.52%
Market Cap
$12.72 billion
Rev. per Employee
$2.29M
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/zigman2/quotes/200513631/delayed
AU : Australia: Sydney
$ 1.86
+0.14 +8.16%
Volume: 42.50M
Nov. 24, 2020 4:10p
P/E Ratio
8.46
Dividend Yield
1.08%
Market Cap
$3.91 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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