Market Global stocks inch higher as new coronavirus cases fall Updated : February 12, 2020 08:24 AM IST MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent. Australian shares were up 0.27 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock index rose 0.45 percent. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.