Stocks fall across Asia

Wednesday, Jul 09, 2014 16:34


Investors watch market developments at a stock trading floor in Viet Nam. — Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Shares lost values across Asia on Wednesday with all bourses reporting a slide.

In Japan, the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tokyo Price Index declined 4.88 points to close at 1,270.82, and the Nikkei 225 dropped 11.76 points to end at 15,302.65.

China's Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index lost 25.41 points to finish at 2,038.61, and the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index closed 365.31 points lower at 23,176.07.

On the Singaporean market, the Straits Times Index slid 8.26 points to end at 3,275.08.

Viet Nam's benchmark VN-Index closed almost flat at 591.60 on the HCM City bourse, while the HNX-Index fell by 0.22 point to close at 79.14 on the Ha Noi exchange. — VNS

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