Asian Stocks Fall

Wednesday 1441/3/16 - 2019/11/13
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Beijing, November 13, 2019, SPA -- Asian stocks fell on Wednesday, AP reported.
Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia all declined.
The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.4% to 2,905.06 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 sank 0.9% to 23,3154.90. Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled 2% to 26,511.11.
South Korea's Kospi retreated 0.9% to 2,123.74 and Australia's S&P-ASX 200 sank 0.8% lower at 6,698.30. India's Sensex opened down 25 points at 40,319.59. New Zealand and Singapore also declined.
Benchmark U.S. crude lost 25 cents to $56.56 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell 6 cents on Tuesday to close at $56.80. Brent crude, used to price international oils, shed 29 cents to $61.77 per barrel in London. It retreated 12 cents to $62.06 the previous session.
The dollar gained to 109.06 yen from Tuesday's 109.01 yen. The euro advanced to $1.1013 from $1.1010.
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10:30 LOCAL TIME 07:30 GMT
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