The value of Japanese NIKKEI down by 1.80% to 27283.59 points, Japanese TOPIX down by 1.37% to 1901.08 points. Chinese Shanghai Composite down by 0.42% to 3397.36 points, and HANG SENG down by 1.35% to 25961.03 points.
The Nikkei-225 Stock Average is a price-weighted average of 225 top-rated Japanese companies listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Nikkei Stock Average was first published on May 16, 1949, where the average price was ¥176.21 with a divisor of 225.
The TOPIX, also known as the Tokyo Stock Price Index, is a capitalization-weighted index of all companies listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The index is supplemented by the subindices of the 33 industry sectors. The index calculation excludes temporary issues and preferred stocks, and has a base value of 100 as of January 4, 1968.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Ind...