Asian stocks were mainly lower Thursday as optimism about progress in trade negotiations between the United States and China began to bear off.
Japanese reference Nikkei 225
NIK, [0.65%] fell 0.8% in early trading. Australias S & P / ASX 200
XJO, + 0.29%
lined up almost 0.3% while South Korea's Kospi
was slightly lower. Hong Kong's Hang Seng
dipped 0.5% while Shanghai Composite
SHCOMP, + 0.14%
was approximately flat.
Among individual shares, Renesas Electronics