Asian market ends higher, except in Viet Nam

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 16:53


HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Major Asian indices closed up on April 21, except the local bourses in Viet Nam.

Leading the gains, the Hang Seng Index climbed 775.56 points to reach 27,850.49 in Hong Kong. The Shanghai Composite Index added 76.54 points to close at 4,293.62 in mainland China.

Also, the Nikkei 225 jumped 274.60 points to close at 19,909.09, while the Topix Index increased 26.20 points to end at 1,608.88 in Tokyo.

The Straits Times Index gained 7.96 points to close at 3,511.21 in Singapore.

However, the two bourses in Viet Nam ended lower on the same day. The VN Index slipped 2.80 points to close at 562.24 and the HNX Index decreased 0.32 points to end the day at 83.29. — VNS

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