Stock Groups, Netease shares in Hong Kong jump

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed in Monday trade as China kept its benchmark lending rate unchanged.

It Hang Seng index in Hong Kong dipped 0.42%. Hong Kong listed shares JD.comAnd NeteaseAfter a, the company gained 3.02% and 1.87%, respectively. Friday announcementThese stocks will be added to the Hang Seng benchmark index starting December 6.

The mainland China has the Shanghai compositeThe percentage of the population rose by 0.65% Shenzhen component1.161% increase

China kept Monday’s one-year loan prime rate (LPR), unchanged at 3.85%. The LPR for five years was at 4.65%.

Japan is home to the Nikkei 225The Topix index fell 0.2%, while it declined by 0.25%

In South Korea, there are KospiSamsung Electronics shares rose about 5% and gained an additional 1.21%. The Straits Times indexAlso, in Singapore, it rose by 0.2%

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Australian stocks fell as the S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.39%.

MSCI’s Asia-Pacific share index outside Japan was unchanged.

Oil and Currencies

It U.S. dollar indexAfter a rebound from 95.6,, the metric that tracks the greenback in relation to a basket of peers was at 96.184.

It Japanese yenThe dollar traded at 114.17, which is higher than the 114.5 levels seen last week against the greenback. The Australian dollarAfter dropping to $0.735 last Wednesday, the price of 0.7239 was now at 0.7239.

The morning Asia trading hour saw oil prices lower, with an international benchmark Brent crude futuresBarrel price dropped 0.2% to $78.73 U.S. crude futuresThe barrel price dropped by 0.13%, to $75.84

Mike Robinson
Mike covers the financial, utilities and biotechnology sectors for Street Register. He has been writing about investment and personal finance topics for almost 12 years. Mike has an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University.