On Wednesday, August 25, Asia Pacific stocks were mostly up as China’s Shanghai Composite led the gains. Also, the MSCI World Index rallied as the EU and the US climbed.
The MSCI All Countries Asia Pacific Index increased 1.93%, with a net gain of $3.74. This sent the stocks above at $197.73 per share.
Likewise, the MSCI All Countries Asia ex-Japan Index smashed 2.63% with a net addition of $20.86. This sent the stocks higher at $814.78 per share.
In China, the Shanghai Composite Index pushed the Asia Pacific stocks up as it rose 0.30% with a net gain of $10.62. This sent the stock price above at $3,525.09 per share.
Then, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index ranked second to Asia Pacific stocks’ gain contributor. It progressed 0.20% or 14.90 points to $7,517.90 per share.
On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, TOPIX Index jumped 0.11%, with a net increase of $2.09. This sent the stock price to $1,936.29 per share.
Consequently, the Nikkei 225 followed as it hopped 0.0036% with a net addition of $1.01. This sent the stocks up at $27,733.11 per share.
Meanwhile, China’s Shenzhen Component Index led to the losses of Asia Pacific stocks. It crashed 0.28% with a net decline of $41.20, sending the stocks to $14,622.35 per share.
Then, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index followed as it plummeted 0.27% with a net fall of $69.82. This sent the stock price to the bottom at $25,658.10 per share.
Lastly, South Korea’s KOSPI Composite Index dropped 0.21%, with a net loss of $6.66 to $3,131.64 per share.
World Stocks Climbed as Asia Pacific Rose
Furthermore, the MSCI World Index rallied 0.30%, with a net gain of $9.43. This sent the stocks higher at $3,122.00 per share.
The NASDAQ Composite Index led the gains on Wall Street as it smashed 0.52% with a net addition of $77.15 to $15,019.80 per share.
Then, the benchmark S&P 500 grew 0.15% or 6.70 points to $4,486.23 per share. Also, the Dow Jones Industrial Average boosted 0.09% or $30.55 to $35,366.26 per share.
In Europe, Germany’s DAX raised 0.33% or 53.06 points to $15,905.85 per share. London’s FTSE 100 also spiked 0.24% or $16.76 7,125.78 per share.
On the other hand, France’s CAC 40 Index decreased 0.28%, with a net loss of $18.79 to $6,664.31 per share.