Asian stocks vary on Monday

Monday, Oct 07, 2013 16:29

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — While the benchmark Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index (SHCOMP) closed unchanged at 2,174.67, Asian shares closed with mixed results on Monday.

In Viet Nam, the VN Index gained 2.99 points to finish at 500.49 in HCM City, while the HNX Index added 0.40 points to end at 61.34 in the capital city.

In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 lost 170.99 points to end at 13,853.32, while the Topix Index (TPX) slid 16.24 points to finish at 1,147.58.

The Hang Seng Index (HSI) in Hong Kong shed 181.30 to close at 22,957.24, with the Straits Times Index (STI) in Singapore declining 1.49 points to finish trade at 3,136.6. — VNS

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