Far East Markets Close Mostly Higher Thursday

March 24th, 2011
in econ_news

Econintersect:  For the second day in a row Thursday (March 24) Tokyo gave back a little of the five day gain of more than 16% recently racked up following the big selloff after the earthquake and tsunami.  The Nikkei 225 index was down 0.2%.  Shanghai also declined (-0.1%).

Follow up:

The other nine major markets in the far east were up for the day, led by Indonesia (+1.6%), Seoul (+1.2%) and Sydney (+1%).  Mumbai (Bombay) and Singapore both had subsatntial gains, 0.8% and 0.7%, respectively.  The other four markets had modest gains from 0.1% to 0.4%.

Source:  Yahoo Finance   

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