World Markets

Asian markets closed sharply higher today with shares in China leading the region. The Shanghai Composite is up 2.68% while Japan's Nikkei 225 is up 1.82% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng is up 1.60%.

Asian Indexes

  Index Country Change % Change Level Last Update
  Australia ASX All Ordinaries Australia +22.10 +0.36% 6,170.70 12:11am ET
  Shanghai SE Composite Index China +71.97 +2.68% 2,754.36 2:59am ET
  Hang Seng Hong Kong +446.17 +1.60% 28,347.01 3:09am ET
  Mumbai Sensex India -310.51 -0.87% 34,733.60 Oct 12
  Nikkei 225 Japan +381.22 +1.82% 21,281.85 1:15am ET
  Taiwan TSEC 50 Index Taiwan +80.50 +0.80% 10,145.28 12:33am ET

World Currencies

Currencies vs. USD $1= % Change
 
Canada Dollar 1.3236 -0.0310%
 
European Euro 0.8839 -0.1581%
 
United Kingdom Pound 0.7735 -0.1794%
 
Japan Yen 110.5900 +0.0208%
Data as of 2:37pm ET