Asian shares end mostly lower

By AAP

Asian markets have been mixed with a record close on Wall Street offset by profit-taking, while Japan's Nikkei succumbed to a stronger yen. Tokyo fell 0. 59 per cent, or 92. 03 points, on Tuesday to 15,521. 22 and in the afternoon Hong Kong shed 0. 29 per cent after hitting a six-year high on Monday. Shanghai sank 0. 99 per cent, or 22. 17 points, to 2,207. 11 on lingering concerns about the economy while expectations of fresh measures to kickstart it fade. Seoul was 0. 35 per cent higher, putting on 7. 16 points to 2,068. 05.

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