Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday.

Tokyo's Nikkei index fell one-half of one percent to finish at 10,047.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index lost one-tenth of one percent to finish the day's trading at 22,542.

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

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 77.66, a loss of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Tuesday.