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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

SEOUL, South Korea | Asian markets mixed as trade spat in focus, oil stabilizes

SEOUL, South Korea  — Asian stock markets were mixed on Thursday with Chinese stocks outperforming the region, as investors watched the latest developments on trade. Prices of oil stabilized. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 22,584.18 while South Korea’s Kospi inched down 0.2 percent to 2,297.62. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index advanced … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Asian markets mixed as trade spat in focus, oil stabilizes

SINGAPORE | Asian shares mostly lower on easing of US-EU trade tensions

SINGAPORE — Asian shares are mostly lower after President Donald Trump agreed with the EU to hold off on new tariffs. The worry is that an easing of tensions with Europe could bode ill for a compromise with Beijing over trade. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 edged 0.1 percent lower to 22,592.23 while South Korea’s … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares mostly lower on easing of US-EU trade tensions

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

SINGAPORE | Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets wobbled Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were preparing to impose more tariffs on each other’s products. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 lost 0.5 percent to 22,652.42 and South Korea’s Kospi dropped less than 0.1 percent to 2,281.69. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 0.6 percent to 27,858.02. The Shanghai … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs