Asian stock markets end down

Wednesday, Jul 08, 2015 17:04

China's stock market continues its plunge on July 8. — AFP/VNA Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Most Asian stock indices fell on July 8, as China's stock market continued its plunge.

The Shanghai Index lost 219.93 points to close at 3,507.19 in China, while the Hang Seng Index closed down 1440.68 points to end at 23,534.63 in Hong Kong. Also following the downward trend, the Nikkei 225 edged down 638.95 points to close at 19,737.64 in Japan, and the Straits Time Index lost 64.20 to end at 3,276.73 in Singapore.

Meanwhile, the VN Index on the HCM Stock Exchange fell 7.10 points to close at 623.17 and the HNX Index on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange declined 1.31 points to end at 88.13. — VNS

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