Asian markets close higher

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 17:03


An investor watches trading at a securities firm in Viet Nam. Asian stocks continued to rally on Friday. — Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) ─ Asian stocks continued to rally on Friday.

In Japan, the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Tokyo Price Index gained 14 points to close at 1,331.91, and the Nikkei 225 soared 253.60 points to finish at 16,321.17.

In China, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index closed up 13.52 points to stand at 2,329.45, and the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index ended 137.44 points higher at 23,306.16.

Viet Nam's HNX-Index rose by 0.81 point to finish at 88.89 on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, while the VN-Index slid 2.51 points to close at 613.29.

Singapore's Straits Times Index added 8.48 points to end at 3,305.77. ─ VNS

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