The WWD Global Stock Tracker ended the week’s trading session on an up note.
The tracker rose 0.5 percent to 117.33.
The tracker also trended the pattern of most major global indices. In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.6 percent to 18,057.65, while the S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group was up 0.4 percent to 1,137.28. Overseas, the DAX in Frankfurt gained 1.7 percent to 12,374.73, while FTSE 100 in London rose 1.1 percent to 7,089.77. The CAC 40 in Paris increased 0.6 percent to 5,240.46 and the FTSE MIB in Milan was up 0.3 percent to 23,877.25. Earlier in the day in Asia, the Hang Seng Index gained 1.2 percent to 27,272.39. The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo was one of the few indices that lost ground, inching down 0.2 percent to 19,907.63.
Among the stocks that lost ground in the tracker were Samsonite International SA, down 3.9 percent to 28.10 in Hong Kong dollars, or $3.63 at current exchange; The Gap Inc., down 3.7 percent to $41.14, and Myer Holdings Ltd., slipping 3.3 percent to 1.45 in Australian dollars, or $1.12.
The stocks that saw the top gains were Luen Thai Holdings Ltd., up 7.4 percent to 1.60 in Hong Kong dollars, or 21 cents; Lotte Shopping Co., up 5.8 percent to 247,500 in South Korean won, or $225.67, and Trinity Ltd., up 5.7 percent to 1.87 in Hong Kong dollars, or 24 cents.