Asian markets end higher - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end higher

Published: 24th December 2013 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 24th December 2013 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled higher Tuesday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went up 18.91 points, or 0.12% to close at 15,889.33.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index increased 257.99 points, or 1.13% to close at 22,179.55. South Korea's Kospi index gained 4.70 points, or 0.24% to end at 2,001.59.

Singapore's Straits Times index rose 11.07 points, or 0.36% to close at 3,127.29. China's Shanghai Composite index went up 3.20 points, or 0.15% to settle at 2,092.91.

On the other hand, Taiwan's Taiex index went down 5.97 points, or 0.07% to settle at 8,450.49.

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