Asian stocks mostly lower amid US, Japan central banks wait

September 20, 2016 5:12 AM

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Asian stocks mostly lower amid US, Japan central banks wait

TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday amid a nervous wait for potential policy moves by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.

KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 fluctuated, falling 0.2 percent by early afternoon to 16,486.25. Japanese markets were closed Monday for a national holiday. South Korea’s Kospi rose 0.2 percent to 2,021.39. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dipped 0.2 percent to 23,500.81. The Shanghai Composite fel...

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