Asian Markets Close Mixed

Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday.Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.47 percent , to close at 9,519.Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index edged up slightly , to end at 22,639.

Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Jakarta. Stocks closed lower in Taipei, Seoul, Sydney, Mumbai, Wellington and Manila. Shanghai markets were closed for a national holiday .In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 83.42 yen, up slightly from late Monday.Gold was trading at $1,326.25 an ounce – Voanews