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

Asian markets end mixed; Nikkei up, Hang Seng down

Published: 17th December 2013 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 17th December 2013 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled mixed on Tuesday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went up 125.72 points, or 0.83% to close at 15,278.63. South Korea's Kospi index gained 4.59 points, or 0.23% to end at 1,965.74.

Singapore's Straits Times index rose 15.90 points, or 0.52% to close at 3,069.67. Taiwan's Taiex index went up 39.06 points, or 0.47% to settle at 8,352.93.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index decreased 45.43 points, or 0.20% to close at 23,069.23. China's Shanghai Composite index fell 9.78 points, or 0.45% to settle at 2,151.08.

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