Asian Shares Mixed

Thursday 1444/5/14 - 2022/12/08
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Bangkok, December 08, 2022, SPA -- Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Thursday after Wall Street sagged under weakness in tech stocks.
U.S. futures turned higher and oil prices rebounded more than $1 a barrel, the AP reported.
Shares rose in Hong Kong as investors assessed the potential impact of a rollback of many pandemic restrictions on the Chinese mainland.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 3.5% to 19,475.45, while the Shanghai Composite lost 0.1% to 3,197.35.
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 sank 0.8% to 7,175.50 and South Korea's Kospi dropped 0.5% to 2,371.08. Shares also fell in Bangkok, Mumbai and Taiwan.
In other trading, U.S. crude oil prices rose $1.18 to $73.19 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On Wednesday, it fell 3%, settling at $72.01 per gallon, the lowest price this year.
Brent crude oil gained $1.12 to $78.29 per barrel.
--SPA
11:22 LOCAL TIME 08:22 GMT
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