Asian shares advance on fresh optimism over US-China trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks were broadly higher in Asia on Friday as investors stepped up buying on hopes for an easing of tensions in the costly trade war between the U.S. Japan's Nikkei ...

Asian shares mixed after China eases trade tensions

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after China and the U.S. moved to ease trade tensions. Investors drew encouragement from China's decision to exempt some U.S. products...

Asian shares higher as China-US trade talks set to resume

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday as envoys from the U.S. and China prepared to resume trade talks, this time in Shanghai. Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed ...

Asian shares higher, Korean Kospi falls after missile launch

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares rallied Thursday after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs, though South Korea's Kospi declined after North Korea launched two short range missiles into the s...

Asian shares rebound, extending Wall Street gains

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares rebounded Friday on hopes for progress in trade talks between China and the U.S., extending overnight gains on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumpe...

World shares mixed as China reports economy slowed in 2Q

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mixed Monday after China reported that its economy grew at the slowest pace since 2009 in the last quarter, leading investors to opt for caution despite Friday's recor...

Asian shares mixed as China reports economy slowed in 2Q

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday, with gains in Chinese markets on hopes for fresh stimulus measures after the government reported that the economy grew at the slowest pace in a deca...

Asian shares mostly higher after Wall St sets new records

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after a turbulent day on Wall Street ended with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 27,000 for the first time. J...

Asian shares advance after Fed signals US rate cut likely

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose Thursday in Asia, tracking gains on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the U.S. central bank is ready to cut interest rates for the first tim...

Asian shares mixed after US benchmarks hit record highs

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after major U.S. indexes hit fresh record highs, buoyed by the easing of trade tensions between the U.S. and China. The detente rea...

Asian shares mostly lower after fresh S&P 500 record high

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday as the euphoria from President Donald Trump's truce with China's Xi Jinping on trade faded. The retreat followed yet anothe...

Asian shares waver ahead of Trump-Xi meet at Osaka G-20

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were wavering in Asia on Monday as investors watched for movement in the China-U.S. trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping planned for la...

Asian shares retreat after S&P 500 hits fresh record close

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Friday after a broad rally for stocks drove the S&P 500 index to an all-time high, as weak manufacturing data from Japan helped dampen investor sentiment...

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed rate cut talk

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares are higher with the Shanghai benchmark up 2.4% on hopes that a meeting between President Donald Trump and his counterpart Xi Jinping next week might help ease trade tension...

Stocks slip as protests shake Hong Kong, trade woes linger

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares retreated Wednesday and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell sharply as thousands continued protests against proposed legislation that many city residents fear could further ero...