Asian markets end mixed; Hang Seng up, Nikkei down - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end mixed; Hang Seng up, Nikkei down

Published: 26th February 2014 05:18 PM

Last Updated: 26th February 2014 05:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a mixed note on Wednesday. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index increased 120.24 points, or 0.54% to close at 22,437.44. Taiwan's Taiex index gained 25.24 points, or 0.29% to settle at 8,600.86.

South Korea's Kospi index went up 5.91 points, or 0.30% to end at 1,970.77. China's Shanghai Composite index rose 7.04 points, or 0.35% to settle at 2,041.25.

On the other hand, Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went down 80.63 points, or 0.54% to close at 14,970.97. Singapore's Straits Times index decreased 15.37 points, or 0.50% to close at 3,088.25.

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