Mixed Trading in Asian Shares; Nikkei 225 and Shanghai Composite Show Slight Decline
According to a report from AP, Asian shares displayed a mixed performance on Tuesday. The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong showed a minimal gain of less than 0.1%, reaching 17,783.77. Meanwhile, the Shanghai Composite experienced a slight decrease of less than 0.1%, settling at 3,067.93.
The Nikkei 225, Tokyo's benchmark index, edged down by 0.1%, closing at 33,354.14. On the other hand, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose by 0.3% to 7,078.20, and South Korea's Kospi gained 0.8% to 2,510.42.
In energy trading, benchmark US crude saw a decline of 61 cents, reaching 77.22perbarrelinelectronictradingontheNewYorkMercantileExchange.Similarly,Brentcrude,whichservesastheinternationalpricingstandard,droppedby58centsto81.74 per barrel.
Regarding currency trading, the US dollar slightly decreased to 147.59 Japanese yen from 148.37 yen. Conversely.