Asian shares end on mixed note
(Mar 02, 2015)
Asian markets closed on a mixed note on March 2.The Nikkei 225 added 28.94 points to close at 18,826.88, while the Topix Index gained 1.12 points to close at 1,524.97 in Tokyo.
Domestic consumers, who bought gold on the God of Wealth Day, have
incurred losses as local gold prices fell VND130 (US$6.1) per tael on
Stocks fell on both bourses during this morning's trading session.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines expects to reduce both revenue
and profit targets in 2015, while increasing its investment plan by
almost two-and-a-half times, compared with the previous year.
Viet Nam's two exchanges closed down after the trading session
yesterday, as investors were cautious with their investments, making it
harder for the market to achieve a fillip.
Domestic gold demand is expected to surge sharply today as Vietnamese
prefer buying the metal to mark the God of Wealth Day–the tenth day of
the Lunar New Year.
Asian stock indices reported mixed results again during the final
trading day of the week, after expanding their gains during the previous
Giant confectioner Kinh Do Corporation reported an over 9 per cent rise in after-tax profit for 2014.
The health ministry is speeding up its equitisation plan, with eight medical enterprises expected to be equitised this year.
Stocks expanded their gains in Asia on February 26, after reporting mixed results on the previous trading day.
The Vietnam Exhibition Fair Centre Co. Ltd. will auction nearly
16.27 million shares during its initial public offering on March