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Asian shares mostly lower on strong China price data

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Friday in most Asian markets after China reported a stronger than expected rise in prices that could prompt authorities to act to cool inflation. Japan’s ...

Asia shares set for choppy session after S&P 500 hits record high

Asian equities are set for a choppy trading session on Friday (April 9) after technology stocks lifted the S&P 500 to a new record even as investors weighed an unexpected rise in the number of Ame...

Asian shares mostly higher; Tokyo slips as virus cases surge

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday though Tokyo’s benchmark declined as reports of rising coronavirus cases raised alarm over another setback in the recovery from the pandemi...

Asia shares loiter as S&P futures climb fresh peak

Asian share markets lagged on Thursday (April 8) as U.S. stock futures nudged to another record high after the Federal Reserve underlined its commitment to keeping policy super loose even as the econo...

Asian stocks mixed after lackluster day on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street took a breather, with major indexes edging lower. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.1% to finish at 29,730.79 ...

Asia shares set for sluggish start after Wall Street retreats from record highs

Asia equities are set for a sluggish open on Wednesday (April 7) after Wall Street pulled back from record highs reached in previous sessions, as investors eye the upcoming earnings season for more si...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rally on economic optimism

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday after a Wall Street rally that reflected some optimism about the economy recovering from the pandemic. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost...

Asia shares set to rise after S&P 500, Dow hit records on strong economic data

Asian equities are poised to rise on Tuesday (April 6) after the S&P 500 and Dow indexes set records as a streak of strong U.S. economic data fueled optimism even as a smaller-than-expected climb ...

Asian shares higher after S&P 500 tops 4,000 points

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were higher in listless trading Friday after a broad rally pushed the S&P 500 past 4,000 points for the first time. Many markets were closed for Good...

Asian shares set to edge up, after Wall Street tech rally

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asian stocks were set to edge higher early on Thursday after big tech rallied on Wall Street and as President Joe Biden announced a multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure investment...

Asia shares fall on virus worries, despite strong China data

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday despite data that pointed to a strong economic recovery in China, as worries lingered about the pandemic. Japan's benchmark Nik...

Asian stocks poised for first monthly loss since Oct on bond rout

Asian stocks were on track for their first monthly loss since last October though markets were up on Wednesday (March 31) and the U.S. dollar stood tall as investors focused on growing signs of a sure...

Asian shares mostly rise amid mixed market signs

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday as investors focused on causes for optimism despite a weak close on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark edged up 0.2% to finish at...

Asia shares set to rise as broader worries about hedge fund default ease

Asian shares were set to open higher on Tuesday (March 30) as investors shook off earlier worries about a hedge fund default that roiled global banking stocks overnight, while rekindled concerns about...

Asia shares, dollar look to US infrastructure spree

Asian shares inched higher and the U.S. held near multi-month peaks on Monday (March 29) as the chance of yet more trillions in U.S. fiscal spending underpinned the outlook for global growth. Optim...