Asian shares mixed, US storm sends gasoline futures spiking
August 27, 2017
Hong Kong (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Monday after investors found no surprises from last week's key meeting of central bankers while gasoline futures spiked after Tropical Storm Harvey battered Texas' refinery-rich Gulf Coast.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.1 percent to 19,430.65 and South Korea's Kospi lost 0.4 percent to 2,369.29. Hong Kong's Hang Seng climbed 0.7 percent to 28,038.48 and the Shanghai Composite in mainland China shot up nearly 1 percent to 3,363.80. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 shed 0.7 percent to 5,703.50.
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