Asian markets close lower

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 15:32


HA NOI ( Biz Hub) — The Nikkei 225 slipped 3.89 points to finish the day at 14,512.38 in Tokyo, while the Topix Index lost 1.97 points to close at 1,171.40 on April 18.

While the Hang Seng Index still remained unchanged at 22,760.24 in Hong Kong for the Easter Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China declined 29.83 points to end the day at 2,097.75.

The Straits Times Index added 2.05 points to end the day at 3,255.8 in Singapore, while both the bourses in Vietnam ended lower. The VN Index lost 7.19 points to close at 558.14 in HCM City and the HNX Index lost 1.71 points to end at 78.87 in the capital city. — VNS

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