Asian shares close higher

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 18:02


HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The Hang Seng Index led Asian markets to end higher on August 27, adding 785.15 points to reach 21,838.54 in Hong Kong.

The Nikkei 225 added 187.91 points to end at 18,574.44 in Tokyo, and the Shanghai Composite Index surged 156.3 points to end at 3,083.59 in mainland China.

Singapore's Straits Times Index gained 72.43 points to end at 2,945.43. In the local market, the VN Index gained 9.95 points to close at 555.81, and the HNX Index increased 0.56 points to close at 77.02. — VNS

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