Asian markets close on a mixed note

Thursday, Mar 05, 2015 17:41

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Asian markets closed on a mixed note on March 5.

The Nikkei 225 added 48.24 points to close at 18,751.84, while the Topix Index gained 6.71 points to close at 1,523.72 in Tokyo.

On the other hand, the Hang Seng Index lost 272.34 points to close at 24,193.04 in Hong Kong and the Shanghai Composite Index lost 31.06 points to close at 3,248.48 in mainland China.

The Straits Times Index lost 20.26 points to end at 3,395.270 in Singapore.

The two bourses in Viet Nam also ended lower on the same day. The VN Index slipped 3.48 points to close at 596.91, while the HNX also slid 0.04 points to finish at 86.81 — VNS

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