Most shares close up in Asia

Thursday, Sep 05, 2013 15:50

HA NOI (Biz Hub) —Asian stock markets closed on a high on Thursday except the benchmark Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index (SHCOMP) which fell 5.19 points to 2,122.43.

In Viet Nam, Ha Noi's HNX Index gained 0.42 points to close at 60.62, while in HCM City, the VN Index added 6.12 points to finish the day at 477,57.

The Hang Seng Index (HSI) gained 271.75 points to close at 22,602.97 in Hong Kong while in Singapore, the Straits Times Index (STI) jumped 25.23 points to finish on 3,040.7.

In Japan, the Nikkei 225 (NKY) climbed 10.95 points to 14,064.82 while the Topix Index (TPX) edged 1.54 points to 1,157.84.— VNS

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