TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Friday in muted trading after the European Central Bank announced no changes to its stimulus policies.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.3 percent to 20,098.91 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.5 percent to 5,801.06. South Korea's Kospi was flat to 2,441.93. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.3 percent at 26,669.94. The Shanghai Composite slipped 0.2 percent at 3,239.21.