Asian shares end mixed on Friday

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 17:05

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Trading in Asia ended with mixed results on Friday, with Hanoi's HNX Index gaining 0.83 points to close at 61.19, while in HCM City the VN Index gained 4.15 points to finish the week at 472.70.

China's benchmark Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index (SHCOMP) added 1.16 points to close at 2,098.38, while in Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index (HSI) led Asian markets climbing 26.59 points to 21,731.37.

In Japan, the Nikkei 225 (NKY) declined 70.85 points to 13,388.86 and the Topix Index (TPX) lost 10.46 points, closing the session at 1,106.05. The Straits Times Index (STI) lost 9.48 points to close at 3,028.6 in Singapore.— VNS

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