Asia Markets Close Mixed

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday.

Tokyo's Nikkei index lost just over one-tenth of one percent to finish at 10,071.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index earned a fraction of one percent to finish the day's trading at 22,530.

Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Jakarta, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, but lower in Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.97, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday.

Gold is trading at $1,526.00 an ounce.