• Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on weaker yen

    8 days ago - By Chron

    SEOUL, South Korea - Asian shares are mostly higher, rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.9 percent to 22,597.35, helped by a weakening in the yen against the U.S. dollar, which helps blue chip manufacturers. South Korea's Kospi advanced 1.1 percent to 2,310.90 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added 0.2 percent to 28,546.91. But the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.2 percent to 2,831.15. Australia's S&P-ASX 200 was flat at 6,268.40. Stocks in Singapore, Taiwan and other Southeast Asian markets were...
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  • Asian shares extend bounce but trade war caps gains

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian shares extended their recovery on Friday, as investors shifted their focus to bullish expectations for Wall Street earnings and as a weaker yen supported Japanese stocks, though Sino-U.S. trade tensions have tempered exuberance.
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  • Asian shares extend rebound but trade fears dog China stocks

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Most Asian share markets rose on Friday, heartened by gains on Wall Street fueled by expectations of strong U.S. earnings, but China's markets wobbled as investors braced for the impact of broadening, tit-for-tat Chinese-U.S tariffs.
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