Asian car stocks

Asian stock markets all rallied in the last trading day of February 5 after Wall Street saw a record increase session of the S&P 500 index last night.

Shares of Mazda Motor listed in Japan soared 18.52% on February 5 trading day.

On the day of the Hong Kong listing on February 5, shares of the short video application development company Kuaishou (China) jumped 200% compared to the issue price of 115 Hong Kong dollars (equivalent to about 14.83 USD). /share. Closing transaction on February 5, stocks Kuaishou still increasing about 160.87% compared to the issue price.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index on February 5 closed up 0.6% to 29,288.68 points. On the contrary, mainland Chinese stocks were “red to the floor”, with the Shanghai Composite Index slipping 0.16 percent to 3,496.33 points while the Shenzhen Component index fell 0.653 percent to around 15,007.30 points.

In Japan, the Nikkei 225 increased by 1.54% to 28,779.19 points, while the Topix index rose 1.38% and ended the trading day with 1,890.95 points. Shares of Japanese carmakers soared on Feb. 5 trading after news that Apple was discussing with at least six partners about developing Apple-branded cars. In Japan, Mazda Motor shares soared 18.52%, followed by Mitsubishi Motors shares up 8.13%, Nissan shares up 7.51%, Honda shares (2.03%), shares. shares Toyota (2.1%), and Suzuki Motor shares (1.73%).

Earlier, CNBC reported that Apple was finalizing an agreement with the Hyundai-Kia automotive alliance to produce self-propelled electric cars under the Apple brand. The deal has not been finalized yet, and at the last minute Apple can choose another carmaker to replace Hyundai or choose to add a partner other than the Korean automaker, CNBC sources said. KFrom the beginning of the year until now, cKia drive listed in Korea soared 60%, while Hyundai shares rose about 30%.

Korean stocks today also “green floor” with the Kospi index rose 1.07% to 3,120.63 points.

Green was also maintained on the Australian stock market with the S & P / ASX 200 up 1.11% to 6,840.50 points. In general, the MSCI Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) edged up 0.43%.

US stocks last night recorded the S&P 500 index rose 1.1% and closed at a record 3,871.74 points. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 332.26 points to 31,055.86, while the tech-oriented Nasdaq Composite index hit a new level of 13,777.74 points, up 1.2%.

On the money market, the US dollar index against other major currencies fell to 91,457, from 91,602. Japanese Yen depreciated against the greenback and converted 105.43 JPY / USD, from 105.2 JPY / USD on the previous trading day. The Aussie also weakened and turned 1 AUD / 0.7618 USD, from 1 AUD / 0.764 USD set earlier.

Oil prices on the Asian market this afternoon went up, with Brent crude oil futures up 0.97% to $ 59.41 / barrel while the US crude futures price rose 0.96% to $ 56.77. /bin.

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