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Monday, 20 March 2023 07:18 GMT

Asian Stocks Fall

(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency) Beijing, March 16, 2023, SPA -- Asian stock markets tumbled Thursday, AP reported.
The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo retreated 0.9% to 26,998.07. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong shed 1.4% to 19,271.65. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.5% to 3,245.65. The Kospi in Seoul was 0.2% lower at 2,375.69 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 sank 1.4% to 6,969.30.
In energy markets, benchmark U.S. crude gained 84 cents to $68.45 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract plummeted $3.72 on Wednesday to $67.61. Brent crude, the price basis for international oil trading, advanced 96 cents to $74.65 per barrel in London. It lost $3.76 to $73.69 the previous session.
The dollar declined to 132.95 yen from Wednesday's 133.46 yen. The euro gained to $1.0610 from $1.0586.
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