Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained more than one percent to finish at 10,082.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index lost just over one percent to finish the day's trading at 22,518.

Share prices were higher in Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Manila, Shanghai and Wellington.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.96, a loss of just over one-tenth of a yen from Tuesday.