Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report

Markets advanced in Asia on Friday following a Wall Street rally driven by strong jobs data. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index picked up 0.3% to 22,211.89, while the Shanghai Composite index...

Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report

Markets advanced in Asia on Friday following a Wall Street rally driven by strong jobs data. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index picked up 0.3% to 22,220.33, while the Shanghai Composite index...

Asian shares slide, following Wall St selloff on virus fears

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Monday in Asia, tracking losses on Wall Street as rising virus cases cause some U.S. states to backtrack on pandemic reopenings. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index ...

Asian stocks skid as new coronavirus cases rattle markets

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded in Asia on Thursday after a sharp retreat overnight on Wall Street as new coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to their highest level in two months, dimming investors' h...

Asian shares mostly higher as US reports surging virus cases

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher Monday in Asia despite reports that the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and worldwide has surged sharply. Tokyo, Sydney and Shanghai...

Asian shares mostly higher ahead of Fed policy meeting

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting. The advance followed a sell-off that brought a weekslong...

Asian shares edge higher after Wall St rally fizzles

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were trading slightly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a weekslong rally on Wall Street hit the brakes. Markets rose Wednesday in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney ...

Asia shares fall as US-China tensions douse rally on Wall St

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Friday in Asia as investors awaited a news conference about China by President Donald Trump later in the day. Benchmarks declined in Hong Kong, Tokyo and S...

Asian shares mixed as investors weigh virus risk, stimulus

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street logged its biggest loss in May on worries about the downside of reopening the economy too soon. Tokyo's bench...

Asian shares decline on jitters over new outbreaks of virus

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower Tuesday in Asia as worries over fresh outbreaks of coronavirus cases overshadowed hopes over reopening economies. Japan's benchmark ended lowe...

Asian shares advance following rebound on Wall Street

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, lifted by a surge in oil prices and an overnight rebound on Wall Street thanks to a solid showing from big technology companies. S...

Markets drop in Asia on rising China-US tensions over virus

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded in Asia on Monday as investors eyed rising tensions between the Trump administration and China over the origins and handling of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Asian shares fall after Wall St slips on grim economic news

Shares fell in Asia on Friday after a crush of dismal data about the economy sent markets lower overnight in a meek ending to a historic, juggernaut month for stocks. Most regional ...

Shares skid after oil prices dip into negative territory

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares skidded on Tuesday after U.S. oil futures plunged below zero with storage for crude nearly full as demand collapses due to the pandemic. Shares fell in To...

Asian shares mixed as oil prices fall back; China cuts rate

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday after China cut a key interest rate to help cushion the impact of the pandemic on its economy. Benchmarks rose Monday in Hong Kong...