Japan’s Tokyo Stock Exchange had to suspend trading in the morning session October 1 due to technical problems, while many major stock markets in Asia closed for the holiday.
|The Tokyo Stock Exchange said this morning, October 1, that it has not determined when trading activities will resume. Documentary photo|
The Tokyo Stock Exchange this morning, October 1, announced that operations were halted due to technical problems and the unit has not determined when it will resume operations.
Australian stocks this morning flourished with the S & P / ASX 200 index rose 0.87%, while Singapore’s Straits Times index also increased 0.87% respectively. The stock markets of China, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan were closed for the holiday today. In general, the MSCI Asia-Pacific Index (excluding Japan) edged up 0.19%.
The results of the quarterly business survey by the Central Bank of Japan showed that the performance index of major manufacturers in this country fell to minus 27 points, worse than the negative 23 points previously forecast, but still better than the negative 34 recorded in June.
US stocks last night increased simultaneously in all 3 major indexes. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 329.04 points, or 1.2%, to close at 27,781.70. While the S&P 500 gained 0.8% and finished with 3,363.00 points, the tech-oriented Nasdaq Composite index closed at 11,167.51, increased by 0.7%.
Trading on Wall Street is still active after the US House of Representatives, “the steel lady” Nancy Pelosi, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin failed to reach an agreement on the fifth stimulus package of Covid-19. The two sides are expected to continue negotiations to soon unify the stimulus package and submit to the Senate and the House of Representatives for approval.
On the currency markets, the US dollar index against other major currencies slipped from 94.2 previously set to 93,835. Japanese Yen depreciated and converted 105.6 JPY / USD compared to 105.50 JPY / USD in the session yesterday, while the Australian dollar inched up 1 AUD “eating” 0.7158 USD.