Asian markets end higher - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end higher

Published: 31st March 2014 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 31st March 2014 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a higher note on Monday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went up 131.80 points, or 0.90% to close at 14,827.83.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index gained 85.53 points, or 0.39 to close at 22,151.06. South Korea's Kospi index increased 4.61 points, or 0.23% to end at 1,985.61.

Singapore's Straits Times index rose 18.20 points, or 0.57% to close at 3,190.37. Taiwan's Taiex index gained 74.64 points or 0.85% to settle at 8,849.28.

On the other hand, China's Shanghai Composite index went down 8.41 points, or 0.41% to settle at 2,033.31.

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