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Review: Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street drop

Asian stocks were mixed in early trade on Monday, following Wall Street's drop and the absence of the G20 decision to abandon trade protectionism.

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific grew by 0,3%.

The Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose by 0.7%, while the Shanghai Composite inched up 0.1%.

Australian shares fell by 0.36%. The South Korean KOSPI finished the day 0.35% lower. The Japanese stock market is closed for the holiday on Monday.

Photo: REUTERS/Edgar Su



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