POMSOX trading session opened the week on a quiet note as the Kina Securities stock indices remained steady. The Kina Securities Main Index KSI maintained at 3,810.40 points while the Kina Securities Home Index KSHi was unchanged at 9,748.03 points.
Financial listed stocks Bank South Pacific Ltd (BSP) and Credit Corporation Ltd (CCP) were the only stocks traded unmoved on today’s trading session. The stocks closed at K7.40 and K2.60 flat respectively supported by their respective ongoing share buyback program.
Total shares registered today were 17,586 units at a share worth of K56,721.95.
A rally in tech stocks sent the NASDAQ into a record territory on Friday and helped boost the S&P 500 to a new record too. The Dow Jones Industrial Average collected 21.45 points or 0.12% to close at 18,080.14 points. Japanese stocks edged down on Monday in subdued trade as investors were cautious amid the earnings season and ahead of some key events later this week. The Nikkei share average ended 36.72 points or 0.18% to 19,983.32 points. The Australian share market edged higher towards the 6,000 point level, not seen since early 2008. At the close on Monday, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index was 49.4 points or 0.83% higher at 5,982.70.