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Asian shares mixed as China recovers from Wall Street drag

Mar 01, 2018 - Associated Press Financial Wire

TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares were mixed Thursday as sentiments got initially dragged down by a slide on Wall Street, but Chinese benchmarks later recovered on optimism for growth.

KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.6 percent to finish at 21,724.47. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 shed 0.7 percent to 5,973.30. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was little changed at 30,851.21, while the Shanghai Composite edged up 0.4 percent to 3,271.79. South Korean markets were closed for Independence Movement D...