Asian Shares Mixed

Monday 1441/4/12 - 2019/12/09
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Tokyo, December 9, 2019, SPA -- Asian shares were mixed Monday, AP reported.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.4% in early trading to 23,439.13, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.4% to 6,735.70. South Korea's Kospi edged up 0.3% to 2,087.92. Hong Kong's Hang Seng picked up 0.1% to 26,511.78. The Shanghai Composite index fell 0.1% to 2,910.31.
Benchmark crude oil lost 29 cents to $58.91 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It advanced 77 cents to $59.20 per barrel on Friday. Brent crude oil, the international standard for pricing, shed 20 cents to $64.19. It gained $1 to close at $64.39 a barrel.
The dollar fell to 108.57 Japanese yen from 108.59 yen on Friday. The euro weakened to $1.1058 from $1.1062.
--SPA
10:52 LOCAL TIME 07:52 GMT
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