Stock markets in Asia were mixed on Thursday, amid concerns that the Phase 1 trade deal between the US and China may not ease trade tensions for long as numerous issues remain unresolved. Japan’s Nikkei 225 edged up 17 points or nearly 0.1% higher to finish at 23,933. Also, the KOSPI in South Korea rose 17 points or 0.77% to close at 2,248. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained 10 point or 0.04% to 28,783, at around 03:11 PM Hong Kong time. Meanwhile, the Shanghai composite lost 16 points or 0.52% to 3,074, at around 03:12 PM China time. India’s BSE Sensex was nearly flat at 41,877, at around 01:17 PM India time.