Asian markets end mixed; Nikkei up; Kospi down - The New Indian Express

Asian markets end mixed; Nikkei up; Kospi down

Published: 06th December 2013 03:18 PM

Last Updated: 06th December 2013 03:18 PM

Asian markets settled on a mixed note on Friday. Japanese benchmark index Nikkei 225 went up 122.37 points, or 0.81% to close at 15,299.86.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index increased 30.53 points, or 0.13% to close at 23,743.10.

On the other hand, South Korea's Kospi index fell 4.36 points, or 0.22% to end at 1,980.41. Singapore's Straits Times index went down 8.01 points, or 0.26% to close at 3,116.37.

China's Shanghai Composite index declined 9.96 points, or 0.44% to settle at 2,237.11. Taiwan's Taiex index went down 7.82 points, or 0.09% to settle at 8,367.72.

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