Asian Shares Mixed, Oil Prices Rise

Monday 1444/5/11 - 2022/12/05
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Bangkok, December 05, 2022, SPA -- Asian shares were mostly higher and oil prices rose Monday, the AP reported.
Hong Kong’s benchmark jumped 3.8% and the Shanghai Composite added 1.6%.
In other Asian trading, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 climbed 0.2% to 27,820.40 and the Kospi in Seoul shed 0.6% to 2,419.32. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong was up 715 points at 19,392.45 and the Shanghai Composite added 52 points to 3,207.94. In Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 advanced 0.3% to 7,325.60.
U.S. benchmark crude oil picked up 44 cents to $80.42 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It lost $1.24 to $79.98 per barrel on Friday.
Brent crude added 38 cents to $85.95 per barrel.
In currency dealings, the dollar fell to 134.56 Japanese yen from 134.39 yen late Friday. The euro rose to $1.0577 from $1.0540.
--SPA
11:38 LOCAL TIME 08:38 GMT
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