• Asian stocks step back as investors brace for Fed, eye trade row

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    TOKYO - Asian shares fell on Wednesday as investors braced for a Federal Reserve policy decision later in the day and any clues it might give on future rate hikes that could alter the course of global economic growth and corporate earnings.
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  • Asian shares drop as eyes turn to central bank meetings

    12 days ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - Asian stocks mostly fell Wednesday after a muted market response to the Trump-Kim summit. Investors have now turned their eyes to the trio of this week's central bank meetings.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.3 percent in early trading at 22,934.58. South Korea's Kospi was down by less than 0.1 percent at 2,468.83. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.6 percent to 30,913.91, and the Shanghai Composite index also lost 0.6 percent to 3,062.12. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 also dropped 0.5 percent to 6,024.10.
    WALL STREET: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 4.85 points, or...
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