BANGKOK | Asian shares decline as China reports slowdown in exports
BANGKOK —January 13, 2019— Shares were lower in Asia on Monday, extending the latest losses on Wall Street, as China reported a slowdown in exports.
KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong‘s Hang Seng index lost 1.4 percent to 26,299.19 while the Shanghai Composite fell 0.6 percent to 2,539.59. The Kospi in South Korea declined 0.7 percent to 2,061.25 and Australia’s S&P ASX 200 gave up 0.3 percent to 5,757.50. India’s Sensex dropped 0.6 percent to 35,801.95.