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Asian shares rise as worries recede on Iran, US tensions

January 10, 2020

Via: ABC News

TOKYO — Asian shares rose Friday as worries receded the United States and Iran might be stepping closer to the edge of war, and U.S. indexes hit records.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5% to finish at 23,850.57. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.8% to 6,929.00. South Korea’s Kospi gained 0.9% to 2,206.39. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is up 0.2% at 28,607.79, while the Shanghai Composite lost 0.1% to 3,091.48.

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