Asia-Pacific stocks generally fell, the sea index rose 0.49% against the trend
(Morning News) The determination of the US Federal Reserve to continue raising interest rates has reduced investors' interest in high-risk assets. Asia-Pacific stock markets generally fell on Monday (December 19), while Singapore's Straits Times Index bucked the trend and rose.
The sea index closed at 3256.61 points, up 15.8 points or 0.49% for the whole day. The overall trading volume 800 million 60.1 million shares, with a total trading value of 700 million 86.4 million yuan. There were 258 rising shares and 271 falling shares.
In terms of regional stock markets, the stock markets of Shanghai, Japan, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and South Korea fell by 1.92%, 1.05%, 0.5%, 1.51% and 0.33% respectively.
Most of the 30 components of the index rose, with Singapore Telecom (Singtel) gaining the most, rising 2.36% to 2.6 yuan throughout the day. Leading the decline, Keppel DC REIT, fell 2.16% to 1.81 yuan.