By The Financial District
Asian Trading Mixed Ahead Of Earnings Reports
Asian shares were mixed Wednesday, April 19, 2023, as investors took a wait-and-see stance ahead of earnings reports and possible moves by central banks, Yuri Kageyama reported for the Associated Press (AP).
Photo Insert: Wall Street closed little changed after a day of meandering trading.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.2% to finish at 28,606.76. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 edged up nearly 0.1% to 7,365.50. South Korea’s Kospi gained less than 0.1% to 2,573.58. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 1.2% to 20,410.16. The Shanghai Composite shed 0.6% to 3,371.66.
Wall Street closed little changed after a day of meandering trading. The S&P 500 edged up 0.1% to 4,154.87 after drifting between small gains and losses throughout the day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped less than 0.1% to 33,976.63 and the Nasdaq composite was down less than 0.1%, at 12,153.41.
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