Most Asian indexes close up, except Viet Nam
(Dec 19, 2014)
Asian markets closed higher on December 19, though the two local bourses fell on Friday in Viet Nam
VinaCapital's Vietnam Opportunity Fund, which is listed on the London
Stock Exchange's alternative investment market, and Tokyo-based
financial investor Daiwa PI Partners announced yesterday
Asian markets ended mixed on December 18. The Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China slipped 3.50 points to close at 3,057.52
Saigon Securities Inc. (SSI) President Nguyen Duy Hung and Duong Mat
Troi Investment Corporation bought the last 22.33 million SSI shares
from ANZ's Viet Nam branch on December 17.
The The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) Joint Stock Company has reached a
post-tax profit of VND609 billion (US$29 million) after 11 months, 140
per cent of the annual target, the company has announced.
The Netherlands' Damen Shipyards Group is expected to buy at least 70
per cent of the stakes of Song Cam Shipbuilding Joint Stock Company,
reported VnExpress online.
Vietnamese shares suffered terrible losses on December 17, the worst since May 2014, while the other Asian markets ended mixed
Oil prices continued to weigh heavily on the Asian stock market on December 16.
In Japan, the Nikkei 225 fell below the 17,000 level, losing 344.08
points to close at 16,755.32, and the Topix Index declined by 25.92
points to end at 1,353.37.
The Prime Minister approved the equitisation plan of the Infrastructure
Development and Construction Corporation (Licogi) last week.
The Ha Noi Stock Exchange on December 15 officially launched HNX30
Total Return Index, which is the first-ever total return
index calculated and introduced in Viet Nam.
The Asian share prices ended lower on December 15. In Japan, the Nikkei
225 dropped 272.18 points to close at 17,099.40, while the Topix Index
declined 20.36 points to end at 1,379.29