Asian markets end higher - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end higher

Published: 14th February 2014 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 14th February 2014 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a positive note on Friday. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index increased 132.88 points, or 0.60% to close at 22,298.41.

China's Shanghai Composite index rose 17.45 points, or 0.83% to settle at 2,115.85. Taiwan's Taiex index went up 45.98 points, or 0.54% to settle at 8,513.68.

South Korea's Kospi index gained 13.32 points, or 0.69% to end at 1,940.28. Singapore's Straits Times index increased 0.39 points, or 0.01% to close at 3,040.29.

Meanwhile, Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went down 221.71 points, or 1.53% to close at 14,313.03.

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