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Asian stocks mixed

Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday, according to Associated Press (AP).

The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.7% to 3,250.79 while the Nikkei 225 in Tokyo advanced less than 0.1% to 28,620.07. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong sank 1.9% to 19,578.20.

The Kospi in Seoul tumbled 1.6% to 2,482.50. India’s Sensex opened up 0.2% at 60,175.77.

In energy markets, benchmark US crude gained 2 cents to $78.78 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, the price basis for international oil trading, added 2 cents to $82.56 per barrel in London.

The dollar declined to 134.21 yen from Monday’s 134.27 yen. The euro gained to $1.1051 from $1.1046.

Source: Saudi Press Agency