Major stock market indices worldwide

BEIJING, April 27– The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Wednesday. The S&P 500 Index opened at 4,186.52 points, up 11.32 points, or 0.27 percent. The FTSE 100 Index opened at 7,401.77 points, up 15.58 points, or 0.21 percent.

BEIJING, April 27 (Xinhua) — The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Wednesday.

IN THE UNITED STATES

The S&P 500 Index opened at 4,186.52 points, up 11.32 points, or 0.27 percent.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened at 33,450.92 points, up 210.74 points, or 0.63 percent.

The Nasdaq Composite Index opened at 12,500.88 points, up 10.14 points, or 0.08 percent.

IN EUROPE

The DAX Index opened at 13,760.22 points, up 3.82 points, or 0.03 percent.

The FTSE 100 Index opened at 7,401.77 points, up 15.58 points, or 0.21 percent.

The Paris CAC 40 opened at 6,414.63 points, up 0.06 points, or 0.00 percent.

IN ASIA

The Shanghai Composite Index closed at 2,958.28 points, up 71.85 points, or 2.49 percent.

The Shenzhen Component Index closed at 10,652.90 points, up 446.26 points, or 4.37 percent.

The Hang Seng Index closed at 19,946.36 points, up 11.65 points, or 0.06 percent.

The S&P/ASX 200 index closed at 7,261.20 points, down 56.80 points, or 0.78 percent.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average closed at 26,386.63 points, down 313.48 points, or 1.17 percent.

The Straits Times Index closed at 3,320.67 points, down 1.38 points, or 0.04 percent.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index closed at 2,639.06 points, down 29.25 points, or 1.10 percent. Enditem

(This article is generated by Xinhua News Robot.)

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