TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after meandering on news about economies reopening, mixed with worries about the prolonged health risks from the new coronavirus.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped earlier losses to finish at 20,037.47, up 0.6%. South Korea’s Kospi gained 0.2% to 1,927.88. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 1.4% to 5,404.80. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was little changed, falling less than 0.1% to 23,811.51, while the Shanghai