Asian shares mixed as investors keep eyes on inflation


              A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in muted trading, as investors kept an eye on inflation. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A man wearing a face mask walks past an electronic stock board showing global indexes including Japan's Nikkei 225, center top, at a securities firm Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in muted trading, as investors kept an eye on inflation.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
            
              A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in muted trading, as investors kept an eye on inflation. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            A currency trader gestures in front of the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022.  Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in muted trading, as investors kept an eye on inflation.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) People are reflected on an electronic stock board at a securities firm Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in muted trading, as investors kept an eye on inflation.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama) People are reflected  on an electronic stock board showing global indexes including Japan's Nikkei 225, top left, in front of a securities firm Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in muted trading, as investors kept an eye on inflation.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)