Asian markets end higher - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end higher

Published: 21st February 2014 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 21st February 2014 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a positive note on Friday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went up 416.49 points, or 2.88% to close at 14,865.67.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index increased 174.16 points, or 0.78% to close at 22,568.24. Taiwan's Taiex index gained 77.24 points, or 0.91% to settle at 8,601.86.

Singapore's Straits Times index increased 16.80 points, or 0.54% to close at 3,103.44. South Korea's Kospi index rose 27.26 points, or 1.41% to end at 1,957.83.

On the other hand, China's Shanghai Composite index fell 25.09 points, or 1.17% to settle at 2,113.69.

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