Major stock market indices worldwide

Xinhua News Agency | May 16, 2019 at 4:56 AM

BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Thursday.

IN ASIA

The Shanghai Composite Index opened at 2,933.50 points, down 5.18 points, or 0.18 percent.

The Shenzhen Component Index opened at 9,247.99 points, down 11.04 points, or 0.12 percent.

The Hang Seng Index opened at 28,117.48 points, down 151.23 points, or 0.53 percent.

The S&P/ASX 200 index opened at 6,293.20 points, up 9.00 points, or 0.14 percent.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average opened at 21,153.20 points, down 35.36 points, or 0.17 percent.

The Straits Times Index opened at 3,212.64 points, down 6.13 points, or 0.19 percent.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index opened at 2,094.88 points, up 2.10 points, or 0.10 percent.

IN THE UNITED STATES

The S&P 500 Index closed at 2,850.96 points, up 16.55 points, or 0.58 percent.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,648.02 points, up 115.97 points, or 0.45 percent.

The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 7,822.15 points, up 87.65 points, or 1.13 percent.

IN EUROPE

The DAX Index closed at 12,099.57 points, up 107.95 points, or 0.90 percent.

The FTSE 100 Index closed at 7,296.95 points, up 55.35 points, or 0.76 percent.

The Paris CAC 40 closed at 5,374.26 points, up 32.92 points, or 0.62 percent.