Mixed Asian trading on Wednesday, reports The Associated Press
Bangkok, October 25, 2023, According to The Associated Press, Wednesday's trading in Asia was mixed. The Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo increased 1.3% to 31,466.92. The Shanghai Composite index rose 0.5% to 2,977.84, and the Hong Kong Hang Seng increased 1.8% to 17,290.91. The S&P/ASX 200 in Sydney was unchanged at 6,856.60, while the Kospi in South Korea fell 0.4% to 2,373.88. The SET in Bangkok increased 1.2%, while the Sensex in India fell 1.3%.
A barrel of US benchmark oil was up 7 cents at $83.80 on the oil market. The benchmark price for international trade, Brent crude, increased by 10 cents to $88.17 per barrel.
The US dollar was exchanged for 149.81 Japanese yen, down from 149.85 yen. The price of the euro rose to $1.0604 from $1.0596.