Asian stocks slide as oil prices fall further

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 16:55

Asian shares follow the oil prices to fall in the market.— Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The global oil prices fell further, pulling down the Asian markets on December 11.

In Japan, the Nikkei 225 dropped 155.18 points to close at 17,257.40, and the Topix Index declined by 9.79 points to end at 1,397.04.

The Hang Seng Index lost 221.98 points to reach 23,312.54 in Hong Kong, while the Shanghai Composite Index fell by 14.26 points to stand at 2,925.74 in mainland China.

The Straits Times Index declined 7.11 points to end at 3,318.70 in Singapore.

The VN Index lost 7.08 points to close at 550.11, while the HNX also fell by 0.82 points to finish at 84.40. — VNS

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