Asian Shares Mixed

Thursday 1441/12/23 - 2020/08/13
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TOKYO, August 13, 2020, SPA -- Asian shares were mixed Thursday, AP reported.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.8% to finish at 23,249.61. South Korea's Kospi fell 0.3% to 2,425.35. Hong Kong's Hang Seng slipped 0.2% to 25,193.01, while the Shanghai Composite index was flat, at 3,319.42.
In other trading, benchmark U.S. crude slipped 15 cents to $42.52 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It rose $1.06 to $42.67 a barrel on Wednesday. Brent crude oil fell 16 cents to $45.27 a barrel.
The dollar inched down to 106.64 Japanese yen from 106.89 yen. The euro rose to $1.1832 from $1.1764.
--SPA
12:18 LOCAL TIME 09:18 GMT
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