Asian stocks mixed, Nikkei 225 falls 100 points

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Asian stocks mixed, Nikkei 225 falls 100 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia-stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday.

In Japan, the Nikkei 225 fell by 100.06 points or 0.35 percent to 28,283. 03.

The Australian All Ordinaries gained 15.40 points or 0.21 percent to 7,447. 60.

The Kospi Composite fell by 3.47 points or 0.14 percent to 2,437 in South Korea. 86.

New Zealand's S&P NZX 50 climbed 60.85 points or 0.54 percent to 11,382. 56.

The Hang Seng was trading down 85 points in Hong Kong at the time of writing. China's Shanghai Composite was ahead 12 points.

The U.S. dollar was steady on Friday during the Asian trading zone after heavy losses during the week. The euro was trading in a tight range around 1.0415. The British pound was not changed at 1.2107. The Japanese yen was changing hands at 138.60. The Swiss franc was down to 0.9446.

The Canadian dollar went up to 1.2237. The Australian dollar was a bit higher at 0.6767. The New Zealand dollar was slightly lower at 0.6256.

Wall Street was closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. The German Dax was up 111.97 points or 0.78 percent to close Thursday at 14,539. 56.

The CAC 40 advanced in Paris, France, 28.23 points or 0.42 percent to 6,707. 32.

London's FTSE 100 went up 1.36 points, or 0.02 percent, to 7,466. 60.