Japanese shares buck the trend to end higher

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 16:07

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Although Asian markets ended lower, the Nikkei 225 jumped 289.52 points to reach 15,365.60 and the Topix Index (TPX) added 12.88 points to end at 1,246.31 in Tokyo on Thursday.

Meanwhile the Hang Seng Index (HSI) lost 120.57 points to 23,580.29 and the Chinese benchmark Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index (SHCOMP) slipped 0.81 points to close at 2,205.77

The Straits Times Index (STI) also declined12.24 points to finish at 3,172.0 in Singapore while in Viet Nam, the VN Index lost 1.98 points to end at 503.54 in HCM City and the HNX Index edged down 0.23 points to end at 64.38. — VNS

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