Overseas Trading

Asian shares mixed in post-Christmas trading

Major Asian shares mixed Tuesday in light Christmas trading BEIJING/December 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)(Keywords: shares mixed) — Major Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday in light trading after the Christmas holiday. The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.7 percent to 3,304.72 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 shed 0.2 percent to 22,892.69. Seoul’s Kospi fell 0.5 percent to 2,427.34 … Continue reading Asian shares mixed in post-Christmas trading

Asian shares slightly higher, though Japan is exception

TOKYO/September 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian shares were slightly higher Friday following a record high close on Wall Street, except for Japan, where a pause in the dollar’s strengthening dampened optimism about exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down, less than 0.1 percent, to finish at 20,356.28, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.2 … Continue reading Asian shares slightly higher, though Japan is exception

Global shares mostly higher, shrugging off NKorea concerns

HONG KONG/July 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Shares rose Wednesday, reversing early losses as investors shrugged off concerns over North Korea’s launch of a long-range missile a day earlier. Trading was thin following the U.S. Independence Day holiday. Investors are looking ahead to the Group of 20 summit later this week in Hamburg, Germany. KEEPING SCORE: … Continue reading Global shares mostly higher, shrugging off NKorea concerns