NEW YORK ( Thestreet) -- Global indices ended mixed last week. China's Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.2%, and India's Nifty edged up 0.1%, outperforming the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500, which lost 0.3% and 0.6%, respectively. Brazil's Bovespa shed 3.0%.China: Winners and Losers HSW International ( HSWI) was the top gainer last week, rising 51.6%. WSP Holdings ( WH) and New Oriental Energy & Chemicals ( NOEC) followed, gaining 30.6% and 28.6%, respectively. Noah Education Holdings ( NED) advanced 24.4% last week. The company announced last week a definitive agreement to acquire an 80% interest in Shanghai Yuanbo Education Information and Consulting for a total value of $15.7 million. Noah recently received an initial payment of $6.1 million from First Win Technologies for the acquisition of Noah's Electronic Learning Products business and operating assets. Feihe International ( ADY) climbed 23.5% last week. Airline stocks China Southern Airlines ( ZNH) and China Eastern Airlines ( CEA) added 21.1% and 17%, respectively, on rising throughput numbers. China Southern reported last week that its passenger throughput in March was up 1.3% year over year, while cargo recorded a 7.3% increase. Similarly, for the first quarter, China Eastern's passenger throughput jumped 15.95% year over year. Software stocks Shanda Games ( GAME) and CDC ( CHINA) rose 14.2% and 11.9%, respectively. CDC announced last week that its subsidiary china.com will realize significant gains from a private equity fund investment of $14 million. CDC is due to release its fourth-quarter results on Thursday, April 21. Leading the pack of losers, Fuwei Films (Holding) ( FFHL) plunged 20.3% at the end of last week. Telecom company Telestone Technologies ( TSTC) followed, declining 18.3%. China Green Agriculture ( CGA) gained 10.5%. Last week, the company announced that subsidiary Gufend has signed a fertilizer export contract with Beijing Baofengnian Agricultural Material to export 30,000 metric tons of compound fertilizer products through Baofengnian. Food stocks AgFeed Industries ( FEED) and Agria ( GRO) shed 8.6% and 8.3% last week, respectively. India: Winners and Losers Sify Technologies ( SIFY) continued to extend its gains for the second consecutive week, climbing 37.7%. The company is focusing on expanding its presence in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Besides, and it's also looking to penetrate the U.S. market, both horizontally and vertically. Rediff.com ( REDF) followed, up 18.4% last week. Major Internet companies experienced huge buying interest last week. Mahanagar Telephone Nigam ( MTE) gained 2.8% last week.