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Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on factory data
by Himanshu Singh on Feb 21, 2014 at 04:21
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained 0.9% to 137 as of 9:46 a.m. in Hong Kong. Japan’s Topix index rose 1.4%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index climbed 0.7% and China’s Shanghai Composite slid 0.6%.
South Korea’s Kospi index advanced 0.9% as Samsung climbed 3% to 1.32 million won. Singapore’s Straits Times Index added 0.6% and Taiwan’s Taiex Index rose 0.7%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index and New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index increased 0.5%.
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