September 5, 2019
Asian indices finished higher today after better data from China; the Caixin Services PMI rose from previous 51.6 to 52.1 in August. The Hang Seng ended 3.55 percent higher at 26,423 registering the largest daily gain in more than 8 years. Nikkei 225 in Japan ended 0.12% higher at 20,649. The Shanghai Composite trading 0.86 percent higher to 2,955, while in Singapore the FTSE Straits Times index finished 1,44 percent higher at 3,134. The ASX 200 in Australia trading 0.87% lower to 6,516.