Beijing, Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded.
The Shanghai Composite Index declined to 3,604.92 while the Nikkei 225 in Tokyo advanced 0.6% to 28,325.95. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong was down less than 0.1% at 28,267.11.
The Kospi in Seoul added 0.8% to 3,152.03 and the S&P-ASX 200 in Sydney was up less than 0.1% at 6,681.60.
New Zealand declined while Southeast Asian markets advanced, AP reported.
In energy markets, benchmark U.S. crude rose 61 cents to $53.82 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 96 cents on Tuesday to $53.21. Brent crude, used to price international oils, gained 72 cents to $57.30 per barrel in London. It gained 92 cents the previous session to $56.58.
The dollar declined to 103.59 yen from Tuesday’s 103.83. The euro rose to $1.2215 from $1.2201.
Source: Saudi Press Agency