Asian markets close 2018 on a negative note
- Asian Market
- 3 weeks ago
On the final trading day o Hang Seng index climbed by 1.34%, however he overall figure for the year tells a different story as it is down 13.61% from this very day in 2017.
Australia’s ASX 200 retreated by 0.14%, also showing a disappointing overall figure as it is down 6.9% from the 2017 close.
Although closed for the new year’s holidays, the Nikkei is overall down 12% while the Topix posted a 17.8% loss.
China, and South Korea were all closed for the end of the year and will resume on Wednesday along with the Japanese indices.
Source: Smart Trend Team