By Wayne Cole
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets turned mixed on Monday as data on Chinese retail sales missed expectations though industrial output stayed solid, while more evidence of global inflation pressures helped gold to a three-month peak.
Chinese retail sales rose 17.7% in April on a year ago, short of forecasts for a jump of 24.
8%, while industrial output matched expectations with a rise of 9.8%.
The spread of the coronavirus was also a hindrance with Singapore to shut most schools from Wednesday after reporting.