Asian Stocks Fall

Tuesday 1441/5/26 - 2020/01/21
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Beijing, January 21, 2020, SPA -- Asian stock markets fell Tuesday, AP reported.
The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.1% to 3,061.74 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was off 1.8% at 28,279.95. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 retreated 0.8% to 23,902.60.
Seoul's Kospi sank 0.6% to 2,248.57 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 was off 0.5% at 7,045.20. Southeast Asian markets also declined.
Benchmark U.S. oil fell 16 cents to $58.42 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract gained 5 cents on Monday to close at $58.58. Brent crude, used to price international oils, lost 30 cents to $64.90 per barrel in London. It advanced 35 cents the previous session to $65.20.
The dollar declined to 110.00 yen from Monday's 110.18 yen. The euro gained to $1.1097 from $1.1094.
--SPA
11:40 LOCAL TIME 08:40 GMT
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