SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed on poor Japanese data, growth fears
SINGAPORE—January 15, 2019—Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as poor Japanese data and worries about global growth put a damper on trading.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.6 percent to 20,430.73 while South Korea‘s Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,102.45.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.3 percent to 26,756.09. Australia’s S&P ASX 200 rose 0.1 percent to 5,822.60.The Shanghai Composite index was flat at 2,568.88.