) are the stocks that are seen as relatively safe-haven and could trigger some buying appetite," said Chamel Fahmy of Pharos Securities.
A poor opening for US markets increased the pressure on London's blue-chip
stocks late in the session after corporate giants General Motors and Citigroup were hit with downgrades.
, Tata Motors rose 2.9 per cent, recovering from a 1.9 per cent fall in the previous two sessions while Reliance Industries ended 1.3 per cent higher.
Blue-chips such as Takeda Chemical Industries, Shin-Etsu Chemical, Honda Motor, Tokyo Electron and Ito-Yokado led the Nikkei's rise.
stocks ended mixed Wednesday, with investors buying back blue-chips on hopes for a short war in Iraq, while selling some technology shares after software maker Oracle Corp.
, ITC Ltd fell 1.1 per cent, marking its fourth day of declines.
| KUWAIT, Dec 28 (KUNA) -- Liquidity in the latest session of Kuwait Stock Exchange slightly increased in shadow of trading that targeted blue-chips.
The report re-affirmed that the recent rule by the Constitutional Court, reinstating the Parliament, resulted in limited ripples at the local stock market, amid a prevailing lackluster atmosphere, except for some blue-chips' activities.
While Bell was initially against the practice of secretly paying "blue-chip" prospects, he eventually gave in to the alumni to end a losing season.
All players needed to do was play and let the blue-chip backed Western win.
SHANGHAI, Shawwal 02, 1438, June 26, 2017, SPA -- China's blue-chip
index closed at its highest in over a year on Monday, boosted by news of index provider MSCI saying it could substantially raise the future weighting of China 'A' shares in its emerging markets benchmark, Reuters reported.
We use a unique, hand-collected dataset which allows us to examine internationalization of blue-chip
versus mid-cap indices in France, Germany, and the UK.