Asian Shares Mixed

Monday 1441/2/22 - 2019/10/21
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Tokyo, October 21, 2019, SPA -- Asian shares were mixed Monday, AP reported.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained nearly 0.3% in afternoon trading to 22,555.14. South Korea's Kospi picked up 0.2% to 2,064.27, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.2% to 26,783.22. The S&P/ASX 200 in Australia inched up less than 0.1% to 6,652.50, while the Shanghai Composite slipped 0.2% to 2,932.96.
Shares were mixed in Southeast Asia.
Benchmark crude oil dipped 10 cents to $53.68 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It fell 15 cents to $53.78 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, dropped 14 cents to $59.28 a barrel.
The dollar rose to 108.51 Japanese yen from 108.38 yen on Friday. The euro slipped to $1.1160 from $1.1174.
--SPA
11:18 LOCAL TIME 08:18 GMT
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