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TOKYO | Asian shares mostly higher after US stocks surge on earnings

TOKYO  — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, cheered by a jump on Wall Street as strong earnings reports from market bellwethers like Microsoft and Comcast gave a confidence boost to investors shaken by the recent wave of selling. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 21,383.73 in early trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares mostly higher after US stocks surge on earnings

TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,349.27, while Germany’ DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,094.64. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,300.17. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO | Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,349.27, while Germany’ DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,094.64. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,300.17. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains