Asian markets end higher

Tuesday, Dec 02, 2014 17:13

Asian share prices increase on December 2.— Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The Hang Seng Index jumped 286.85 points to reach 23,654.30 in Hong Kong on December 2, a day when all Asian markets advanced.

The Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China rose by 83.39 points to close at 2,763.55. In Singapore, the Straits Times Index edged up by 16.68 points to end at 3,322.32.

The Nikkei 225 gained 73.12 points to reach 17,663.22, and the Topix Index added 6.20 points to close at 1,427.85 in Tokyo.

The two bourses in Viet Nam also closed higher on the same day. The VN Index gained 1.42 points to close at 569.43, and the HNX edged up by 0.41 points to finish at 87.85. — VNS

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