Asian Stocks Mixed

الثلاثاء 1441/2/23 هـ الموافق 2019/10/22 م واس
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Seoul, October 22, 2019, SPA -- Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday, AP reported.
The Kospi in South Korea led gains, climbing 1.2% to 2,090.77, helped by gains in technology companies overnight on Wall Street. Australia's S&P ASX 200 added 0.4% to 6,679.20. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong picked up 0.2% to 26,765.75, while the Shanghai Composite index slipped 0.1% to 2,936.99. India's Sensex skidded 0.4% to 39,151.05.
Tokyo's markets were closed for a holiday for the enthronement ceremony for Emperor Naruhito.
Shares rose in Singapore but fell in Jakarta.
Benchmark crude oil fell 14 cents to $53.37 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It lost 36 cents to settle at $53.51 a barrel on Monday.
Brent crude oil, the international standard, declined 11 cents to $58.85 a barrel.
The dollar rose to 108.64 Japanese yen from 108.60 yen on Monday. The euro strengthened to $1.1154 from $1.1149.
--SPA
12:42 LOCAL TIME 09:42 GMT
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