(China Knowledge) – Half hour into trading Nikkei 225 was up 60.2 points at 19518.9 as at 08:30 BJT, the same time,
Korea KOSPI up 0.4 point to 2155.4.
Last trading day Shanghai Composite
Index closed at 3241.76, up 0.08%, the Shenzhen Component Index was 10543.01, up 0.11%, Hang
Seng Index decreased 0.15% to 23,792.85.
As of last Friday, outstanding margin trading and stock lending facilities
for SSE and SZE totaled RMB 529.68 billion
and RMB 379.95 billion, respectively.
Today's market highlights:
fiscal revenue up 14.9% YoY to RMB 3.15 trillion in Jan-Feb, said Ministry of Finance
- China processed 46.2 billion online payment transactions
in 2016 with total value of RMB 2,084.95 trillion, up 3.31% YoY. Mobile payment
up 45.6% YoY to RMB 157.55 trillion last year.
- The PBoC
conducted RMB 10 billion 7-day reverse repo, RMB 10 billion 14-day reverse repo
and RMB 40 billion 28-day reverse repo yesterday. A total RMB 70 billion
reverse repo matured yesterday.
RMB against the USD closed at 6.9135 at BJ
closing time yesterday, a decrease of 4 bps from the previous trading day.
Trading volume declined US$ 9.35
billion to US$ 21.39 billion.