World Markets

Asian markets closed sharply higher on Friday with shares in Hong Kong leading the region. The Hang Seng is up 2.57% while Japan's Nikkei 225 is up 2.55% and China's Shanghai Composite is up 1.78%.

Asian Indexes

  Index Country Change % Change Level Last Update
  Australia ASX All Ordinaries Australia +33.80 +0.50% 6,844.60 Dec 13
  Shanghai SE Composite Index China +51.98 +1.78% 2,967.68 Dec 13
  Hang Seng Hong Kong +693.62 +2.57% 27,687.76 Dec 13
  Mumbai Sensex India +428.00 +1.05% 41,009.71 Dec 13
  Nikkei 225 Japan +598.29 +2.55% 24,023.10 Dec 13
  Taiwan TSEC 50 Index Taiwan +91.31 +0.77% 11,927.73 Dec 13

World Currencies

Currencies vs. USD $1= % Change
 
Canada Dollar 1.3164 0.0000%
 
European Euro 0.8993 +0.0180%
 
United Kingdom Pound 0.7502 0.0000%
 
Japan Yen 109.3100 0.0000%
Data as of 5:39pm ET