Hang Seng Index leads Friday's market

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 18:00

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — While other Asian shares ended up on Friday, the Japanese Nikkei 225 declined 24.97 points ending at 14,561.54 and the Topix Index (TPX) lost 0.73 points to finish at 1,205.52.

Of the gainers, the Hang Seng Index (HSI) led the market adding a further 245.22 points to close at 23,340.10, while the benchmark Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index (SHCOMP) added 5.24 points to 2,193.07

Investors in Viet Nam saw higher scores with the HNX Index gaining 0.17 points to end at 61.52, while the VN Index added 1.24 points to end at 500.83 in HCM City.

The Straits Times Index (STI) in Singapore also gained 6.28 points to finish at 3,192.9. — VNS

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