Asian indexes report mixed results

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 16:40


HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Major Asian indexes experienced poor selling on July 17, but the indexes in Singapore and two bourses of Viet Nam showed gains.

The Nikkei 225 slipped 9.04 points to end at 15,370.26 in Tokyo, and the Topix Index also decreased 0.27 points to close the day at 1,273.38.

The Hang Seng Index declined 2.41 points to reach 23,520.87 in Hong Kong, while the Shanghai Composite Index closed down 11.69 points to finish at 2,055.59 in mainland China.

The Straits Times Index closed up 2.46 points to stand at 3,306.9 in Singapore and two bourses in Viet Nam also ended higher.

The VN Index rose 0.69 points to close at 589.37 in HCM City, and the HNX Index also gained 0.69 points, to end at 80.85 in the capital city. — VNS

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