SINGAPORE | Asia shares mixed, Shanghai gains after Apple sales warning

2Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after tumbling more than 1 percent on the first trading day of 2019. Apple downgraded its sales projections, citing slowing Chinese growth, hitting technology shares in South Korea and Taiwan. The Japanese yen, seen as a relatively safe asset, strengthened against the dollar, euro and several other Asian and European currencies.

KEEPING SCORE: South Korea‘s Kospi lost 0.2 percent to 2,007.06 and Taiwan’s benchmark fell 0.5 percent.

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