Asian shares mostly higher after rise on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, cheered by a rise on Wall Street amid some signs of easing tensions between the U.S. and China on trade issues. Japan's benchm...

Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to rate decisions

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday after a day of listless trading on Wall Street, as investors awaited signs on global interest rates. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added n...

Asics employee's lawsuit highlights paternity leave in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — He sits in an office of a major Japanese sportswear maker but reports to no one. He is assigned odd tasks like translating into English the manual on company rules like policies on vacati...

Nissan board says chief has resigned, successor to be named

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa tendered his resignation Monday after acknowledging that he had received dubious income and vowed to pass the leadership of the Japanese au...

Asian shares mostly rise as market players weigh mix of data

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday as the week started with a mix of economic data for the region and the U.S. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.5% in afternoon tr...

Asian shares mostly up on optimism about US-China trade war

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Tuesday as investors found reason to be cautiously optimistic again about the potential for progress in the costly trade war between the U.S. and China. ...

Asian shares rise on US plan to delay some China tariffs

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Wednesday after the U.S. said it would hold off on tariffs on Chinese imports of mobile phones, toys and several other items typically on holiday shopping l...

Toyota profits up, Honda's down, both lower annual forecasts

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota reported a nearly 4% increase in fiscal first quarter profit on improved sales, while rival Honda reported a 29% decline in fiscal first quarter profit. Both Japa...

Asian shares fall as markets look to US Fed rate decision

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday as investors looked cautiously ahead to a key policy update from the U.S. Federal Reserve later in the day. Japan's benchmark Ni...

Asian shares mostly fall as market eyes US-China trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday as investors watched for developments in the trade conflict between the U.S. and China, with talks set to continue this week. Japan...

Asian shares mostly fall as market eyes US-China trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday as investors watched for developments in the trade conflict between the U.S. and China, with talks set to continue this week. Japan...

Asian shares fall ahead of US-China trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are lower Friday as investors continued to watch the brewing trade conflict between China and the U.S., and any signs of what's in store from central banks. ...

Asian shares lower, Shanghai STAR tech board shares surge

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday, tracking losses on Wall Street, though a newly launched technology stocks market in Shanghai soared with its trading debut. Prices...

Asian shares mostly fall, taking cue from Wall Street, Fed

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday after Wall Street ended last week lower as investors continue to watch for what may be in store for U.S. interest rates. Japan's Ni...

Global stocks mostly fall as Wall Street ends winning streak

TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street ended a five-day winning streak following disappointing corporate earnings reports. France's CAC 40 fell near...