Seoul, May 20, 2019, SPA — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday, AP reported.
In Australia, the S&P ASX 200 rose 1.7% to 6,476.10, Indian benchmark Sensex added 2.7% to 38,950.96, Japan’s Nikkei 225 index edged up 0.2% to 21,301.73, Shanghai Composite index lost 0.5% to 2,867.72 while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped 0.6% to 27,768.26. South Korea’s Kospi was flat at 2,055.71. Shares rose in Indonesia, while markets were closed for public holidays in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore .
Benchmark U.S. crude picked up 71 cents to $63.47 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It lost 11 cents to $62.76 per barrel on Friday. Brent crude, the international standard, climbed 88 cents to $73.09 per barrel.
The dollar rose to 110.12 Japanese yen from 110.08 yen on Friday. The euro weakened to $1.1152 from $1.1161.
11:41 LOCAL TIME 08:41 GMT

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