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World Markets

Asian markets finished broadly higher on Friday with shares in Hong Kong leading the region. The Hang Seng is up 1.17% while China's Shanghai Composite is up 0.25% and Japan's Nikkei 225 is up 0.04%.

Asian Indexes

  Index Country Change % Change Level Last Update
  Australia ASX All Ordinaries Australia +8.80 +0.15% 5,968.60 Oct 20
  Shanghai SE Composite Index China +8.48 +0.25% 3,378.65 Oct 20
  Hang Seng Hong Kong +328.15 +1.17% 28,487.24 Oct 20
  Mumbai Sensex India -24.81 -0.08% 32,389.96 Oct 19
  Nikkei 225 Japan +9.12 +0.04% 21,457.64 Oct 20
  Taiwan TSEC 50 Index Taiwan -31.41 -0.29% 10,728.88 Oct 20

World Currencies

Currencies vs. USD $1= % Change
 
Canada Dollar 1.2627 +1.1455%
 
European Euro 0.8485 +0.5689%
 
United Kingdom Pound 0.7585 -0.1858%
 
Japan Yen 113.5335 +0.8891%
Data as of 3:32pm ET