Most Asian stock markets close higher

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 16:23

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The major Asian indices advanced on January 22, led by Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index, which gained 49.13 points to end at 23,082.25.

Japan's Nikkei 225 added 25 points to close at 15,820.96, while the Topix Index finished 3.68 points higher at 1,299.63 .

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite Index closed 43.44 points higher at 2,051.75, while, in Singapore, the Straits Times Index finished at 3,133.9, up 0.15 points.

In the local market, the VN Index lost 3.68 points to finish at 556.23 in HCM City, while the HNX Index slipped 0.10 points to close at 73.47 in the capital city of Viet Nam. — VNS

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