Asian shares decline on Friday

Friday, Oct 25, 2013 16:10

HA NOI (Biz Hub) —The Japanese Nikkei 225 fell sharply on Friday, losing 398.22 points to end at 14,088.19, while the Topix Index (TPX) shed 25.07 points to finish at 1,178.28 in Tokyo.

Chinese investors also saw declines with the Hang Seng Index (HSI) losing 140.82 points to close at 22,695.00, and the benchmark Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index (SHCOMP) slipping 35.37 points to 2,132.96.

The Straits Times Index (STI) in Singapore also lost 9.45 points to finish at 3,208.5.

In Viet Nam, the HNX Index slipped 0.07 points to end at 61.82 in the capital city, while the VN Index lost 0.42 points to end at 500.75 in HCM City.— VNS

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