SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct higher.
At the close on Tuesday, the Nikkei 225 in Japan was down 76.27 points or 0.27 percent at 28,257.25.
China's Shanghai Composite gained 28.25 points or 0.80 percent to 3,569.91.
The Australian All Ordinaries was basically flat, down 3.50 points or 0.05 percent at 3,569.91.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng fell 164.93 points or 1.04 percent to close Tuesday at 15,768.79.
The euro slipped to 1.1395 by the Sydney close Tuesday. The British pound was little changed at 1.3640. The Japanese yen weakened to 114.91. The Swiss franc was a fraction lower at 0.9147.
The Canadian dollar dipped to 1.2510. The Australian dollar slipped to 0.7195. The New Zealand dollar was unwanted at 0.6778.