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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...

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 stocks up after Wall St. record amid vaccine optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday after Wall Street hit a record high on optimism the spread of coronavirus vaccines might allow global business to return to normal. ...

Asian stocks follow Wall St. up on strong Japan, Korea data

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday after Japan and South Korea reported unexpectedly strong economic data and President Joe Biden announced a $2.3 trillion U.S. in...

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...

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...

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...

Asian stocks mixed amid vaccine, stimulus optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after Wall Street hit a new high amid optimism about government stimulus and the rollout of coronavirus vaccines. Shanghai, Toky...

Asian stocks advance on vaccine, stimulus optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday after Wall Street hit a new high and investors were encouraged by government stimulus and the rollout of coronavirus vaccines. Shanghai, Toky...

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...

Asian stocks advance on optimism over pandemic recovery

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were higher across Asia on Friday after a strong gains on Wall Street driven by hopes for a powerful recovery from the pandemic. Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sh...