Asian shares close higher

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 16:38

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HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The Hang Seng Index led the Asian markets on March 24 by adding 417.66 points to end at 21,854.36 in Hong Kong.

The Nikkei 225 added 251.07 points to reach 14,475.30 and the Topix Index gained 17.07 points to finish at 1,163.04 in Tokyo.

In China, the Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China edged up 18.66 points to close at 2,066.28. The Straits Times Index also gained 38.44 points to end at 3,111.8 in Singapore.

The two bourses in Viet Nam continued to advance. The VN Index added 5.80 points to finish at 607.55 in HCM City, and the HNX Index added 2.62 points to reach 92.99 in the capital city .— VNS

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