Asian indices close with mixed results

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 16:56

Asian market ends mixed on January 21.— Photo
HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Asian markets ended on a mixed note on January 21.

The Hang Seng Index climbed 401.42 points to reach 24,352.58 in Hong Kong, and the Shanghai Composite Index on mainland China rose 150.56 points to close at 3,323.61.

The Straits Times Index also gained 20.44 points to end at 3,354.46 in Singapore.

The Nikkei 225 on the other hand, lost 82.85 points to close at 17,280.48 and the Topix Index fell 7.02 points to close at 1,390.61 in Tokyo.

The two bourses in Viet Nam ended lower on the same day. The VN declined 3.10 points to close at 569.12 and the HNX slipped 0.36 points to finish at 84.36.— VNS

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