Asian Shares Mixed

Tokyo, Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday, AP reported.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 1.9% and Hong Kong gained more than 2%. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 2.5% to 24,947.40, while the Nikkei 225 climbed to 22,750.24. In South Korea, the Kospi picked up 1.4% to 2,420.54. Sydney’s S&P/ASX 200 gianed 0.4% to 6,133.30, while the Shanghai Composite index gave up earlier gains, slipping 0.2% to 3,372.47.
India’s Sensex gained 0.8% to 38,498.02. Shares fell in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery gained 32 cents to $42.26 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It rose 72 cents on Monday to settle at $41.94 a barrel. Brent crude oil for October delivery picked up 22 cents to $45.21 per barrel. It rose 59 cents to $44.99 a barrel overnight.
The price of gold fell $15.10 to $2,024.60 per ounce.


Source: Saudi Press Agency

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