Asian markets end higher

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 16:17

Asian market ends higher on January 15.— Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Asian indexes closed higher on January 15.

The Hang Seng Index climbed 238.31 points to reach 24,350.91 in Hong Kong, and the Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China added 114.02 points to close at 3,336.46.

The Nikkei 225 jumped 312.74 points to end at 17,108.70, and the Topix Index added 18.62 points to stand at 1,376.60 in Tokyo. The Straits Times Index also advanced by 9.47 points to reach 3,335.63 in Singapore.

The two bourses in Viet Nam ended higher on the same day. The VN Index added 0.73 points to close at 577.74, and the HNX gained 1.02 points to finish at 85.88. — VNS

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