Asian markets mixed as commodity prices fall

11/13/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Friday, with weakness in commodity prices hitting mining and resource stocks. New Zealand's NZX 50 and Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 0.4%, while South Korea's Kospi Composite and Taiwan's Taiex inched down 0.1%. China's Shanghai Composite gained 0.5%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 0.7% and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.9%.

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