Thursday's Asian trading showed mixed performance, per The Associated Press
Tokyo, October 05, 2023, According to The Associated Press, Thursday's trading in Asia was mixed. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index for Japan increased 1.8% to close at 31,075.36. The S&P/ASX 200 in Sydney increased 0.5% to 6,925.50, while the Kospi in South Korea barely changed, declining less than 0.1% to 2,405.10. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index increased 0.4% to 17,261.20. Benchmark U.S. crude increased by 30 cents to $84.52 a barrel in the energy market. The benchmark, Brent crude, increased by 37 cents to $86.18.
The American dollar dropped in currency trading from 149.02 Japanese yen to 148.97 yen. From $1.0504 to $1.0506, the price of one euro