Asian stocks

TOKYO | Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China’s economy

TOKYO  — Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 0.2 percent to 22,158.75 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0.6 percent to 27,155.66. The Shanghai Composite index sank 0.9 percent to 2,699.60. … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China’s economy

BEIJING | Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

BEIJING  — Asian stock prices sank Monday as Turkey’s financial turmoil fueled fears contagion might spread to other emerging markets. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.7 percent to 2,746.90 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 retreated 1.9 percent to 21,885.45.  Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 1.8 percent to 27,850.55 and Seoul’s Kospi retreated 1.6 percent … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

BEIJING | Asian stocks rise after solid US jobs report

BEIJING — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, despite a new Chinese threat of tariff hikes on U.S. goods, after Washington reported solid employment numbers. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index skidded 0.8 percent to 2,719.38 but Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to 22,560.99. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped 0.7 percent to 27,863.87 while … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stocks rise after solid US jobs report

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks advance, backed by strong US corporate earnings

SINGAPORE — Asian markets rose on Tuesday, led by better-than-expected U.S. corporate earnings and a lack of bad news on trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 22,534.03. South Korea’s Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,278.23. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped 1.5 percent to 28,683.80. The Shanghai Composite Index rebounded 1.7 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks advance, backed by strong US corporate earnings

SEOUL, South Korea | Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade

SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stock markets were drifting Thursday in mixed trading as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to 22,839.59, while South Korea’s Kospi shed 0.2 percent to 2,285.99. Hong Kong‘s Hang Seng edged 0.1 percent lower to 28,107.16 while the Shanghai Composite … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade

SINGAPORE  | Asian stocks ease after rallying on solid US performance

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets have eased after early gains 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 0.4 percent to 22,794.19. The index had rallied 1 percent in early Wednesday trading. South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.4 percent to 2,288.67, … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asian stocks ease after rallying on solid US performance

SEOUL, South Korea | Asian stocks lower on impending trade war

SEOUL, South Korea  — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investors braced for the implementation of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports at midnight Washington time, and likely similar measures by Beijing on U.S. exports. Upbeat economic data and overnight gains on U.S. stock markets helped temper concerns but trading volume was light. China’s Shanghai … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Asian stocks lower on impending trade war

SINGAPORE  | Asian stocks fall on weak data ahead of US-China tariffs

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were mostly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deterioration in the outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of the expected imposition of higher tariffs by Beijing and Washington starting Friday.  Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand in trade have also triggered retaliatory measures from the … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asian stocks fall on weak data ahead of US-China tariffs