In the Asian-Pacific region, stock markets showed a mixed performance on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Hong Kong and Japan
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index (HSI) added 0.4% to reach 17,997.17. Meanwhile, the Nikkei 225 Index of Japanese companies weakened by 0.9% to stand at 33,242.59.
China and Singapore
China’s Shanghai Composite Index remained flat at 3,124.96, while The FTSE Straits Times Index of Singapore stocks declined by 0.8% to reach 3,238.71.
South Korea and Australia
South Korea’s KOSPI Composite Index fell by 0.6% to 2,559.21, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Benchmark Index weakened by 0.5% to stand at 7,196.60.
During this period, ENN Energy Holdings saw a notable increase of 5.6%, emerging as the top-performing constituent of the Hang Seng Index.
In Hong Kong, shares of Techtronic Industries and Orient Overseas Intl gained 4.1% and 2.9% respectively, while Country Garden Svcs experienced the largest drop as its shares fell by 3.5%.
In Japan, Mitsubishi Motors witnessed the largest increase on the Nikkei 225 Index with a gain of 5.8%, while Nippon Yusen and Mazda Motor saw their shares rise by 5.3% each.
On the other hand, Tokyo Electron experienced the largest decline in Japan with a decrease of 5.2%. Renesas Electronics and SCREEN Holdings also saw their shares drop by 4.8% and 4.4%, respectively.