Moscow. On 25 January. Asian stock markets remained higher on Monday in anticipation of new measures to support the economy by Central banks of the world, reported Bloomberg.
The composite index of the Asia-Pacific region MSCI Asia Pacific has grown by 1.2%, after rising by 3.5% by the end of trading on Friday. Thus, the rise of the two sessions was the highest since October 2011.
However, since the beginning of this year, the MSCI Asia Pacific lost to 9.1% and the Chinese Shanghai Composite index fell by 17%.
The growth leader in the region on Monday were shares of energy sector representatives.
“Investors expect the European Central Bank, but the Bank of Japan will expand easing,” – says senior stock analyst at Okasan Securities shoi Hirakawa.
Japanese indexes Nikkei 225 and Topix rose respectively by 1.38% and 1.34%. While Topix has completed a positive two days in a row for the first time this year: on Friday it rose by 5.6%, resulting in a two-day rally became the most significant since November 2014.
Japan reduced exports in December by 8% compared to the same month a year earlier, which was the most significant drop since 2012. The volume of imports fell by 18%. Analysts on average were expecting a decrease in the first indicator is 7% and the second 16.4%.
Weak data on foreign trade may become an additional factor for the Bank of Japan has taken additional stimulus measures, experts say.
Indicator Australian S&P/ASX 200 on Monday rose by 1.84 per cent after the share price of energy companies and banks, South Korean Kospi has grown on 0,74%.
The Chinese Shanghai Composite index per day gained 0.75%, the Hang Seng – 1,36%.
Capitalization of the Chinese oil company CNOOC rose 4.8% in trading in Hong Kong, the Australian Santos – 4.2% in Sydney, Inpex Japanese – 3.3% in Tokyo.
At the same time, the stock price Takata fell by 9.8%. Automakers in the U.S. will withdraw another 5 million cars equipped with airbags of the Japanese company once in December because of the defective airbag killed the driver of the Ford car.