Asian shares mixed

Thursday 1441/12/16 - 2020/08/06
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Tokyo, August 06, 2020, SPA -- Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday, AP reported.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.4% to 22,418.15 while the Shanghai Composite index gave up 0.5% to 3,362.32. Hong Kong lost 1.4% to 24,746.30. South Korea's Kospi added 1.1% to 2,337.05. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.5% to 6,031.00.
Benchmark U.S. crude added 20 cents to $42.39 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, the international standard, added 34 cents to $45.51 a barrel.
In currency dealings, the U.S. dollar edged lower to 105.44 Japanese yen from 105.58 yen. The euro rose to $1.1899 from $1.1868.
--SPA
13:08 LOCAL TIME 10:08 GMT
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