Monday’s POMSOX trading was thin as both Kina Securities stock indices remained unchanged. The main index KSi closed at 3,484.92 points and likewise the Home Index KSHi maintained at 9,668.84 points.
Home-listed banking and finance stocks, Bank South Pacific Ltd (BSP) and Credit Corporation Ltd (CCP) were the only stocks traded unchanged today. The stocks closed at K7.44 and K2.40 flat respectively supported by their buyback programs.
Kina securities Ltd (KSL) remained at K2.60. In ASX, the stock closed at $1.14, down 3c.
Total shares registered today was 10,134 units valued at K24,996.96.
On Friday, U.S stocks were choppy after earnings reports, staging a late rally to close higher as the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 74.22 points higher or 0.43% to 17,215.97 points. Japanese shares fell on Monday but pared early losses after data showed China’s 3rd Quarter GDP at 6.90%, the Nikkei was down 160.57 points or 0.88%. The Australian share market mostly flat as investors digest Chinese data including a slowing factory production. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index was 1.50 points or 0.03% higher at 5,269.71 points.