SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Monday as China kept its benchmark lending rate unchanged.
Thein Hong Kong dipped 0.39%, closing at 24,951.34. Hong Kong-listed shares of and gained 1.93% and 3.02%, respectively, following a that the two stocks are set to be included in the benchmark Hang Seng index from Dec. 6.
In mainland China, therose 0.61% to close at 3,582.08 while the advanced 1.411% to 14,960.66.
China on Monday kept the one-year Loan Prime Rate (LPR) unchanged at 3.85%. The five-year LPR was also left steady at 4.65%.
In Japan, theclosed about 0.1% higher at 29,774.11 while the Topix index declined fractionally to 2,042.82.
Over in South Korea, thegained 1.42% to close at 3,013.25 as shares of industry heavyweight Samsung Electronics soared 5.2%.
Australian stocks declined on the day as thefell 0.59% to 7,353.10.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.23%.
Thetraded at 114.15 per dollar, stronger than levels above 114.5 seen against the greenback last week. The changed hands at 0.7245 after dropping from above $0.735 last week.
Oil prices were higher in the afternoon of Asia trading hours, with international benchmarkup 0.41% to $79.21 per barrel. climbed 0.54% to $76.35 per barrel.
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