Stock market today: Asian shares are mixed after BOJ's rate hike in 17 years

BANGKOK,19th March, 2024 (WAM/ AP) -- Shares are mixed in Asia after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) hiked its benchmark interest rate for the first time in 17 years, ending a longstanding negative rate policy.In a widely anticipated move, the BOJ raised its overnight call rate to a range of 0 to 0.1 percen