Asian indexes end lower

Friday, Aug 01, 2014 17:06


HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The Hang Seng Index lost 224.42 points to end at 24,532.43 in Hong Kong on August 1.

The other Asian indexes also ended lower. The Nikkei 225 lost 97.66 points to end at 15,523.11, and the Topix Index closed down 8.12 points to end the day at 1,281.30.

The Shanghai Composite Index declined 16.26 points to finish at 2,185.30 in mainland China. The Straits Times Index fell 29.64 points to end the day at 3,344.4 in Singapore.

The VN index fell 2.17 points to close at 593.90, and the HNX slipped 0.25 points to reach 79.01 in the capital city. — VNS

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