Asian Stocks Rise

Friday 1441/5/22 - 2020/01/17
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Tokyo, January 17, 2020, SPA -- Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday, AP reported.
The Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.1% to 3,076.90 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5% to 24,055.77. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 1 point at 2,259.16.
Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 gained 0.5% to 7,074.10.
Benchmark U.S. crude lost 1 cent to $58.53 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 71 cents to $58.52 on Thursday.
Brent crude, used to price international oils, lost 2 cents to $64.60 per barrel in London. It rose 62 cents the previous session to $64.62.
The dollar advanced to 110.22 yen from Thursday's 110.13 yen. The euro declined to $1.1132 from $1.1136.
--SPA
16:25 LOCAL TIME 13:25 GMT
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