Asian stocks mixed

TOKYO, Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday, AP reported.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 rose in morning trading but reversed course to dip nearly 0.9%, finishing at 18,917.01. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 also fell back, losing 2.0% to 5,076.80, while South Korea’s Kospi picked up 2.0% to 1,751.84. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng stood at 23,412.47, up 1.0% and the Shanghai Composite inched up 0.1% to 2,750.88.
India’s Sensex jumped 3.4% to 29,412.21. Shares rose in Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore but fell in Malaysia.
Benchmark U.S. crude added $1.23 to $21.32 in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It fell 6.6% to $20.09 a barrel on Monday.
Brent crude, the international standard, picked up 30 cents to $26.72 per barrel.
The dollar was trading at $108.54, up from $107.76 on Monday. The euro rose to $1.1041 from $1.0995.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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