Asian markets end higher - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end higher

Published: 17th February 2014 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 17th February 2014 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a positive note on Monday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went up 80.08 points, or 0.56% to close at 14,393.11.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index increased 237.53 points, or 1.07% to close at 22,535.94.

China's Shanghai Composite index rose 19.57 points, or 0.92% to settle at 2,135.42. Taiwan's Taiex index went up 5.87 points, or 0.07% to settle at 8,519.55.

South Korea's Kospi index gained 6.08 points, or 0.31% to end at 1,946.36. Singapore's Straits Times index increased 47.32 points, or 1.05% to close at 4,555.36.

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