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Asian shares mixed as markets yawn at Trump's impeachment


December 20, 2019

Stocks were mixed in early trading in Asia on Friday after Wall Street posted more record highs, extending the market's gains for the week.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.2% lower to 23,809.33, while the Kospi in Seoul was almost unchanged, at 2,196.45. The S&P ASX 200 in Sydney slipped 0.2% to 6,821.10. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index edged 0.1% higher to 29,538.00.

Technology companies led stocks higher on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market's gains for the week and pushing the major indexes to more record highs. Reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a trade deal with...

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