Asian shares fall in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving - ABC News

ABC News| Sun Nov 19 19:57:31 EST 2017
Asian shares fell in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday's retreat on Wall Street. Japan reported its exports rose 14 percent in October from a year earlier on strong demand from China and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.6 percent to 22,271.35. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.2 percent to 5,946.60. South Korea's Kospi dipped nearly 0.2 percent to 2,529.40. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.1 percent at 29,186.16, while the Shanghai Composite index dropped 1.2 percent to 3,341.96. JAPAN TRADE: Japan's trade surplus fell more than 40 percent in October from a year earlier, despite strong grow..

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