Asian shares

Wednesday 1443/12/7 - 2022/07/06
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TOKYO, July 06, 2022, SPA -- Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday, AP reported.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.1% in afternoon trading to 26,134.71. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.5% to 6,594.50. South Korea's Kospi shed 1.9% to 2,297.02. Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 2.4% to 21,333.26 while the Shanghai Composite slid 1.9% to 3,337.88.
U.S. benchmark crude oil was up 42 cents at $99.92 per barrel. Brent crude, the international standard, gained 97 cents to $103.74 per barrel.
In currency trading, the U.S. dollar edged down to 135.12 Japanese yen from 135.84 yen. The euro cost $1.0260, inching down from $1.0266.
--SPA
12:05 LOCAL TIME 09:05 GMT
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