Asian market indices close higher

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 16:03

Asian indices end up in the market on January 23. — Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Stock market indices in Asian markets ended higher on January 23.

The Hang Seng Index climbed 327.82 points to reach 24,850.45 in Hong Kong, and the Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China increased by 8.42 points to close at 3,351.76.

The Nikkei 225 jumped 182.73 points to reach 17,511.75, while the Topix Index slipped 13.79 points to close at 1,403.22 in Tokyo. The Straits Times Index also gained 40.97 points to end at 3,411.26 in Singapore.

The two bourses in Viet Nam ended higher on the same day. The VN Index added 7.84 points to close at 581.08 and the HNX rose 1.20 points to finish at 86.86. — VNS

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