Asian shares jump on Monday

Monday, Dec 09, 2013 16:46

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The Nikkei 225 jumped 350.35 points, ending at 15,650.21 to lead Asian markets on Monday, while the Topix Index (TPX) rose 19.49 points to finish at 1,255.32 in Tokyo.

Also, the Hang Seng Index (HSI) in Hong Kong added 68.07 points to close at 23,811.17, while the benchmark Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index (SHCOMP) gained 1.09 points to finish at 2,237.11.

In the local market, the VN Index went up 1.11 points to finish at 511.23 in HCM City, and the Ha Noi HNX Index gained 0.03 points to end at 66.12 in the capital city.

Singapore was the only exception, as the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 0.53 points to finish at 3,113.6. — VNS

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