Asian markets were mixed on Thursday, after technology shares were sold off on Wall Street.
Japan’s Nikkei 225
rose 0.9% while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index
0.1% slip. Shanghai Composite
flat. Korea’s Kospi
0.2% higher and Australia’s S & P / ASX 200
inched up 0.1%. Shares fell in Indonesia
but a little progress in Singapore
closed down 3 points at 32,420.06, after falling around 370 points from its intraday high. S&P 500 index
down 21.38 points, or 0.6%, to close at 3,889.14. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite
down 265.81 points to 12,961.89 points, down 2%.
On the energy market, US standard crude oil
down to $ 60.09 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after rising 6% on Wednesday according to news A giant container ship was trapped in the Suez Canal, backup traffic, including oil and gas shipments.
Brent Crude Oil
global standards, down to 63.46 USD / barrel in London after a similar 6% increase on Wednesday.
increased to 108.91 yen.