On Monday, August 2, Asia Pacific stocks climbed, led by Japan’s broader TOPIX Index, which rose 2.06% with a net gain of $39.23 at $1,940.31 per share.
This was followed by the Nikkei 225, which also increased 1.74% with a net addition of $474.85. This sent the stocks higher to $27,758.44 per share.
Its best performers include Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, which spiked 10.62% or 600.00 points to $59.69 per share.
Then, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd followed its lead by gaining 9.14% or 340.00 points to $37.00 per share.
Additionally, Nippon Yusen KK also soared 8.50% or 500.00 points to $58.15 per share.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index improved 0.97%, with a net increase of $252.12. This sent the stocks above at $26,231.15 per share.
BYD Co Ltd led its gains by 8.70% or 20.80 points to $33.41 per share. It was followed by China Resources Land Ltd, which also ameliorated 5.00% or 1.30 points at $3.51 per share.
Also, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd progressed 4.33% or 21.50 points to $66.55 per share.
Moreover, China’s Shanghai Composite Index and Shenzhen Component Index both smashed 1.82% or 61.82 points to $3,459.18 and 2.25% or 324.95 points to $14,798.16, respectively.
The former’s top performer was China National Electric Apparatus Research Institute Co Ltd. The organization climbed 20.00% or 5.86 points to $5.44 per share.
Furthermore, South Korea’s KOSPI and Australia‘s S&P/ASX 200 which both rallied 0.56% or 17.93 points to $3,220.25 and 1.23% or 90.90 points to $7,483.50, respectively.
Meanwhile, global stocks were mixed since the United States slouched while Europe climbed from its fall this morning.
On Wall Street, the NASDAQ Composite led the losses by 0.71% or 105.59 points to $14,673 per share.
This was followed by the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which both fell 0.54% or 23.89 points to $4,395 and 0.42% or 149.06 points to $34,935, respectively.
On the other hand, in the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the DAX and the MDAX Performance Index both rose 0.72% to $15,656.71 and 0.46% to $35,306.82, respectively.
In the Paris Stock Exchange, the CAC 40 Index also jumped 0.83% or 55.18 points to $6,667.94 per share.