Asian shares mixed

Thursday 1441/1/20 - 2019/09/19
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Tokyo, September 19, 2019, SPA -- Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday, AP reported.
The Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4% to 22,044.45 while the Kospi in Seoul climbed 0.4% to 2,078.24. Australia's S&P ASX 200 added 0.4% to 6,711.30, while the Shanghai Composite index edged up 0.1% to 2,988.32.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 1.1% to 26,467.35 and shares also fell in Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.
Benchmark U.S. crude gained 19 cents to $58.30 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Overnight, it lost $1.23 to settle at $58.11 per barrel. Brent crude, the international standard, picked up 11 cents to $63.71.
The dollar slipped to 107.95 Japanese yen from 108.42 yen on Wednesday. The euro rose to $1.1046 from $1.1029.
--SPA
11:23 LOCAL TIME 08:23 GMT
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