Nikkei 225

Today's data summary

Market closed
% change
-1.09%
Value
21583.12
Change
-238.04
As of 15:34 20 Nov 2018

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Asia markets in negative territory on Tuesday

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Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.09% on Tuesday to close at 21,583.12 points.

The index was pulled lower by auto giants Nissan and Mitsubishi following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, head of the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi alliance.

Nissan lost more than 5.45% and Mitsubishi lost 6.85%.

Elsewhere, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 1.9% in late trade, while the Shanghai Composite was down more than 2%.

In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.38% to finish at 5,671.8 points.

China stocks finish higher

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Gains for property developers and financial stocks lifted markets in China.

The Shanghai Composite put on 0.9% to end at 2,703.51 points, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index also moved higher in late trading.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index closed up 0.7% at 21,821.16.

Tokyo stocks rise

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Shares in Japan moved higher, with the Nikkei 225 index adding 0.5% in afternoon trading.

Other markets also rose, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng up 0.6% and the Shanghai Composite up 0.2%.

Asian stocks mixed in late trading

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Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed 0.6% lower on Friday at 21,680.34.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 0.2% , while the Shanghai Composite was up 0.4%.

Asia stocks mixed

Stock market trading in Asia was mixed on Friday.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index is little changed at 26,121.30, while the Shanghai Composite is 0.8% ahead at 2,688.67.

Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 0.3%.

China stocks rise

Trading on Asia stock markets is mixed on Thursday with China trading higher but Japan lagging behind.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index is up 0.6% higher at 25,798.92, while the Shanghai Composite is 0.8% ahead at 2,653.41

Tencent led gains in the Hang Seng, rising by more than 4% after third quarter profits beat forecasts.

Elsewhere in Asia, Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was down 0.4%.

Asian stocks on the defensive

Chinese shares fell on Wednesday with stock markets on the defensive on the back of falling oil prices.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index is 0.6% lower at 25,637.17, while the Shanghai Composite has dropped 0.8% to 2,634.01.

In Japan, the benchmark Nikkei 225 is ahead 0.16% to 21,846.48.

Data earlier showed Japan's economy contracted by more than expected in the third quarter.

Tokyo stocks end lower

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Investors in Japan clawed back early losses but stocks still ended firmly in the red.

The Nikkei 225 index dropped 2.1%, or 459.36 points, to close at 21,810.52 points. Tech stocks were among the hardest hit after worries about waning demand for Apple's iPhone rattled some suppliers.

Elsewhere in Asia, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.3% and Shanghai's Composite added 0.8% in afternoon trade.

Japan stocks sink

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It's been a mixed session so far in Asia, with losses for tech shares dragging Tokyo lower.

The Nikkei 225 index was down 2.4% in afternoon trading, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index lost 0.3% and Shanghai Composite put on 0.3%.

Apple suppliers tumble in Asia

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Technology shares skidded in Asia trading with Apple suppliers taking a big hit.

The losses track sharp falls on Wall Street - led by declines for Apple - on worries about slowing demand for iPhones.

In Tokyo, screen maker Japan Display slumped more than 7% and assembler Foxconn dropped 3% in Taipei.