Stock markets in Asia on the rise
POSTED: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 7:04am
NBC News — Stock markets throughout Asia rose tuesday on the news of improved U.S. and European manufacturing numbers. Hopes that the U.S. economy is picking up pushed benchmarks in Tokyo, Taiwan and Seoul upward.
Taipei's TSEC was up along with Seoul's KOSPI and the ST Index in Singapore. Markets in mainland China and Hong Kong were closed for a holiday