17:30, 29 November 2021
TOKYO, NOVEMBER 29, ARMENPRESS. Values of the main Asian indices as of November 29:
The value of the Japanese NIKKEI fell 1.63% to 28,283.92 points, the Japanese TOPIX fell 1.84% to 1,948.48 points. The Chinese Shanghai Composite down 0.04% to 3,562.70 points, and HANG SENG down 0.95% to 23,852.24 points.
The Nikkei-225 Stock Average is a price-weighted average of the 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 sub-indices of the 33 industrial 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 Index is a capitalization-weighted index. The index tracks the daily price performance of all A and B shares listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The index was developed on December 19, 1990 with a base value of 100. The volume of trading of the index on Q is reduced by a factor of 1000.
The Hang Seng Index is a float index weighted according to the capitalization of a selection of companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The components of the index are divided into four sub-indices: Commerce and Industry, Finance, Utilities and Properties. The index was developed with a base level of 100 as of July 31, 1964, reports “Armenpress”.