Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters
BEIJING — Most Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street declined as Turkey’s central bank struggled to contain a currency crisis that is feeding fears about other emerging markets.
KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.5 percent to 2,771.81 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.9 percent to 27,686.99. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 gained 1.8 percent to 22,255.98 and Seoul’s Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,257.65 Sydney’s S&P-ASX 200 advanced 0.8 percent to 6,298.30. Benchmarks in Taiwan and New Zealand improved while Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand declined.
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Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling
Global stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets