Asian markets end higher - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end higher

Published: 18th March 2014 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 18th March 2014 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a positive note on Tuesday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went up 133.60 points, or 0.94% to close at 14,411.27.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index increased 109.55 points, or 0.51% to close at 21,583.50. Taiwan's Taiex index gained 31.84 points or 0.37% to settle at 8,731.94.

South Korea's Kospi index increased 12.68 points, or 0.66% to end at 1,940.21. China's Shanghai Composite index rose 1.52 points, or 0.08% to settle at 2,025.20.

Meanwhile, Singapore's Straits Times index went down 1.34 points, or 0.04% to close at 3,090.80.

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