Asian markets mixed after lackluster day on Wall Street
Stocks were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street closed mostly lower as traders returned from the Labor Day holiday.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 index
rose 0.8%, while the Hang Seng
in Hong Kong rose 0.1%. The Shanghai Composite index
dipped 0.2%. In Seoul, the Kospi
lost 0.7%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200
lost 0.2%. Benchmarks indexes in Taiwan
Japan’s growth for April-June was revised up to an annual pace of 1.9% from a preliminary estimate of 1.3%.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is due to elect a new prime…