Asian markets end lower - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end lower

Published: 14th March 2014 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 14th March 2014 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a negative note on Friday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went down 488.32 points, or 3.30% to close at 14,327.66.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index decreased 216.59 points, or 1% to close at 21,539.49. Singapore's Straits Times index declined 8.51 points, or 0.28% to close at 3,072.88.

Taiwan's Taiex index declined 60.16 points or 0.69% to settle at 8,687.63.

South Korea's Kospi index decreased 14.48 points, or 0.75% to end at 1,919.90. China's Shanghai Composite index fell 14.77 points, or 0.73% to settle at 2,004.34.

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