Asia markets mixed, haunted by uncertainty on trade, Brexit

Asian shares were mixed in lackluster trading on Tuesday, as markets searched for a dominant theme, weighing currency fluctuations, signs of growing protectionism and other uncertainties. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped nearly 0.4 percent to 19,450.09 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched down 0.1 percent to 5,773.40. South Korea's Kospi added 0.9 percent to 2,177.33. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.2 percent to 24,558.82, while the Shanghai Composite added nearly 0.3 percent t...