The POMSOX trading session was rather quiet on the first trading day of 2018 with both stock indices unchanged. The Kina Securities main index (KSi) was unmoved at 5, 467.04 points and similarly the Kina Securities Home Index (KSHi) was steady at 10, 890.73 points.
There were no trades registered on the first day session of 2018 after the long weekend.
In markets abroad, U.S stocks dropped in overnight trading as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 118.29 points, or 0.48%, to 24,719.22 closing at its low of the day. Japanese stock exchange was closed today to observe a public holiday. Australian shares started the first trading session of 2018 on an adverse note, dragged down by losses at 3.80 points or 0.06% to 6,061.30.