Asian markets end lower - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end lower

Published: 13th February 2014 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 13th February 2014 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a negative note on Thursday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went down 265.32 points, or 1.79% to close at 14,534.74.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index decreased 120.26 points, or 0.54% to close at 22,165.53.

China's Shanghai Composite index fell 11.55 points, or 0.55% to settle at 2,098.40. Taiwan's Taiex index went down 43.17 points, or 0.51% to settle at 8,467.70.

South Korea's Kospi index declined 8.88 points, or 0.46% to end at 1,926.96.

Meanwhile, Singapore's Straits Times index increased 1.99 points, or 0.07% to close at 3,037.44.

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