Asian shares end on mixed note

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 17:37

Asian market ends mixed on March 19. — Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Asian indices ended on a mixed note on March 19.

The Hang Seng Index jumped 348.81 points to close at 24,468.89 in Hong Kong, and the Shanghai Composite Index increased 4.97 points to close at 3,582.27 in mainland China.

The Straits Times Index rose 24.91 points to end at 3,386.16 in Singapore.

On the other hand, the Nikkei 225 lost 67.92 points to close at 19,476.56, while the Topix Index slipped 6.65 points to close at 1,575.81 in Tokyo.

Viet Nam's bourses closed down on the same day. The VN Index edged down 4.94 points to close at 573.74, while the HNX also slipped 0.45 points to finish at 84.60. —VNS

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