Asian stocks sink after Wall St losses on economy worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Friday on worries economic recoveries might fade as coronavirus cases increase in the United States and some other countries. ...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after tech gains

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Thursday following gains for major U.S. tech stocks. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Australia rose. ...

Asian shares mostly lower as pandemic saps buying momentum

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday as uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic sapped the buying enthusiasm that has been driving prices higher. The selling...

Asia markets slip as virus outbreaks mute hopes for rebound

TOKYO (AP) — Markets were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dimmed hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq compos...

TSMC continues to thrive despite challenge from Samsung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) currently controls half of the world’s contract chipmaking business, it is now facing an increased challenge from...

Asia stocks rise as investors shrug off virus worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors shrugged off rising coronavirus cases in the United States and some other countries. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong K...

US troops could shift to Asia-Pacific as China threat increases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military could be realigning its forces with the intention of putting more focus on the Indo-Pacific region in order to counter China’s increasing threat. ...

Asia stocks rise as investors look ahead to week's data

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead for data they hope will support optimism about a global economic recovery. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hon...

Sense of doom still hangs over Japan's economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a report published by the Japan Center of Economic Research (JCER) on July 1, Japan's gross domestic product (GDP) will not return to its pre-coronavirus ...

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 stocks follow Wall Street higher on vaccine hopes

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising U.S. infections. Benchmarks in Shanghai,...

Japan reportedly plans to resume Taiwan flights this fall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tokyo is reportedly mulling resuming flights and business trips between Taiwan and Japan in the fall as part of a basic plan to ease border controls and revive its economy...

Asian shares rise after Wall St rally, strong housing data

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday, cheered by a rally on Wally Street reflecting some optimism over stronger than expected economic data, despite widening coronavirus outbreaks. ...

Asian shares rise after Wall St rally, strong housing data

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday, cheered by a rally on Wally Street reflecting some optimism over stronger than expected economic data, despite widening coronavirus outbreaks. ...