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Chinese stocks jump, other markets mixed as trade in focus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese stocks surged while other markets in Asia remained mixed on Thursday, as investors watched the latest developments on trade disputes between the United States and Chi...

Asian stocks drift lower as investors await news on trade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were drifting lower Thursday as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dipped 0.1 p...

South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government dramatically cut its outlook on the job market while slightly lowering its growth forecast Wednesday, boding ill for President Moon Jae-in's jobs-fir...

Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on weaker yen

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jump...

Asian stocks rebound as US tariffs on China take effect

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian markets erased early losses, bouncing back Friday back as investors responded with calm to increased U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports that took effect midnight Washingto...

Asian stocks mixed as trade disputes worry investors

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Friday as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate pr...

Asian stocks mixed after ECB announcement, US data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus. ...

Asian stocks sink after Fed's hike signal, Trump-Kim summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks slumped Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases. South Korea's market benchma...

Asian stocks higher after Wall Street gains

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday following a rally on Wall Street as remarks by a European Central Bank board member eased worries about the new Italian government's spendin...

Asian markets track European losses, strong yen hits Nikkei

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday, tracking losses in Europe, where investor confidence was sapped by political uncertainty in Italy. U.S. markets were closed Monday for...

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertai...

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertai...

Asian stocks higher on backdrop of US-China talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were marginally higher on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials held a new round of talks seeking to avert a trade war between the world's two largest econ...

Asian stocks mostly lower as investors digest US, Japan data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday, wiping out early gains after strong factory data from the U.S. lifted shares on Wall Street. Tokyo stocks were the only bright spo...

Oil jumps, Asian shares mixed after US leaves Iran deal

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Oil prices surged while Asian stock markets traded mixed on Wednesday after President Donald Trump announced the United States will withdraw from a 2015 nuclear accord with I...