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Asian markets are mixed after a technology sell-off on Wall Street


Asian markets were mixed on Thursday, after technology shares were sold off on Wall Street.

Japan’s Nikkei 225
I,
+ 0.98%

rose 0.9% while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index
HSI,
+ 0.04%

0.1% slip. Shanghai Composite
SHCOMP,
-0.01%

flat. Korea’s Kospi
180721,
+ 0.11%

0.2% higher and Australia’s S & P / ASX 200
XJO,
+ 0.01%

inched up 0.1%. Shares fell in Indonesia
JAKIDX,
-0.94%

but a little progress in Singapore
STI,
+ 0.33%

and Taiwan
Y9999,
+ 0.21%
.

US stocks closed down Wednesday. Dow Jones industrial average
DJIA,
-0.01%

closed down 3 points at 32,420.06, after falling around 370 points from its intraday high. S&P 500 index
SPX,
-0.55%

down 21.38 points, or 0.6%, to close at 3,889.14. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite
COMP,
-2.01%

down 265.81 points to 12,961.89 points, down 2%.

On the energy market, US standard crude oil
CLK21,
-1.72%

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
BRNK21,
-1.38%
,
global standards, down to 63.46 USD / barrel in London after a similar 6% increase on Wednesday.

Dollar
USDJPY,
+ 0.20%

increased to 108.91 yen.

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