Major Asian markets end mixed

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 16:32

Most Asian markets end lower on October 24. — Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — With the exception of the Japanese market, the major Asian indexes closed down on October 24.

The Nikkei 225 gained 152.68 points to finish at 15,291.64, and the Topix Index added 9.98 points to end the day at 1,242.32.

However, the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong lost 30.98 points to close the day at 23,302.20, while in China, the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.14 points to stand at 2,302.28.

The Straits Times Index lost 13.90 points to end the day at 3,222.60 in Singapore.

The VN Index fell 2.02 points to close at 591.51, and the HNX edged down 0.26 point to finish at 87.05. — VNS

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