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Overnight Markets: Wall Street rebounds as healthcare stocks rally
by Himanshu Singh on Jan 08, 2014 at 03:44
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index advanced 0.5% to 139 as of 11:42 a.m. in Tokyo. Japan’s Topix index gained 0.8%. South Korea’s Kospi index was little changed, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index added 0.1% and New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index rose 0.5%.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index increased 0.8%, while China’s Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.1%. Singapore’s Straits Times Index advanced 0.4%, while Taiwan’s Taiex index rose 0.8%.
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