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Asia follows US markets lower as investors watch trade talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower on Friday after Wall Street finished with losses overnight as investors watched the outcome of trade talks between the United States and China....

Tokyo stocks higher in quiet Labor Day trading

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were higher in Japan and Australia on Tuesday while most other major Asian markets were closed for public holidays. The White House's announcement that it would postpo...

Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares fell back Friday after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade...

Asian stocks mostly up after Wall Street finishes higher

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday following overnight gains on Wall Street. Risk sentiment also returned as the U.S. explores the possibility of returning to trad...

Calm after storm: Asian stocks rebound from trade war fears

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rebounded Thursday from sharp losses triggered by escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Ja...

Asian stocks sink, slammed by tech losses

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were in the red Wednesday as tech stocks extended losses following sell-offs of their U.S. peers overnight. Investors are selling technology-related share...

SKorea to open auto market wider to US in revised trade deal

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has agreed to further open its auto market to the United States as the two countries prepare to amend their six-year-old trade agreement following complaints by P...

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting, Tokyo closed

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday as some markets erased earlier gains ahead of the Federal Reserve's first meeting since the appointment of its new chair, Jerome Powell. ...

Asian stocks mixed, with trade, US politics in focus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as investors remained cautious about U.S. plans to raise tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. Uncertainty over White House politics...

Asian stocks decline as investors watch US tariff moves

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Wednesday after the surprise departure of President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, who was the administration's leading internal opponent of hi...

Asian markets mixed ahead of Fed chair testimony

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tokyo stocks finished higher but other markets in Asia were mixed on Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve chair's testimony at U.S. Congress later in the day, his first publi...

Asian markets move higher as market jitters appear to ease

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian markets were higher on Monday following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing. Many major markets were closed on holidays. ...

Asian shares lifted by Wall Street rally, Nikkei falls back

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares tracked an overnight rally on Wall Street, though Japan's Nikkei 225 index ceded early gains as the yen rose against the U.S. dollar. KEEPING S...

Asian shares mixed in skittish trading after Wall St decline

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, though investors appeared skittish after this week's financial turmoil and overnight losses on Wall Street. KEEPIN...

South Korean court gives Samsung heir suspended jail term

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean appeals court on Monday handed a 2 ½-year suspended jail sentence to Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong in a corruption case seen as a test of the country's commitment ...