Asian shares lower on jitters over strife in Middle East (Philippine Star)

TOKYO Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on developments in the Middle East after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.4 percent to 19,847.58 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 0.2 percent to 22,547.94. South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.3 percent to 2,009.42 and…

TOKYO Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on developments in the Middle East after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.4 percent to 19,847.58 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 0.2 percent to 22,547.94. South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.3 percent to 2,009.42 and…