Asian stocks rise

BEIJING | Asian stocks rise after listless Wall Street day

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Tuesday following a listless day on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 rose 2 percent to 20,745.28 and the Shanghai Composite Exchange added 0.3 percent to 2,661.89. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was 1.5 points higher at 28,122.41 and Seoul’s Kospi … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stocks rise after listless Wall Street day

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rise, gripped by optimism on Wall Street

SINGAPORE  — Asian stocks rose on Monday as a dovish speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and all-time highs on Wall Street gave markets a breather from trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.7 percent to 22,759.53 and South Korea’s Kospi rose less than 0.1 percent to 2,293.67.  Hong … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rise, gripped by optimism on Wall Street

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted confidence in the U.S. economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.0 percent to 22,921.20 and South Korea’s Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,304.64. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 0.6 percent to 28,351.53. The … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains on jobs numbers

BEIJING/March 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian stocks rose Monday despite U.S.-Chinese trade tension following solid Wall Street gains on strong U.S. employment data. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.8 percent to 3,332.59 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 surged 1.7 percent to 21,837.46. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 1.5 percent to 31,464.59 and Seoul’s Kospi … Continue reading Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains on jobs numbers