Asia Markets 8/20/2008 Shanghai Up Over 7% (LFC)(CN)

August 20, 2008 by Douglas A. McIntyre

ChinaShares in Asia were mixed while the Shanghai Composite rose 7.6% to 2,523.

The Nikkei was down .1% to 12,852. Bridgestone fell 4.2% to 1860 Casia was off 3.7% to 1229.

The Hang Seng rose 1.9% to 20,878. China Life (LFC) fell 1.2% to 37.35. China Netcom (CN) fell 2.1% to 20.90.

Data from Reuters.

Douglas A. McIntyre