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SINGAPORE  | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.2 percent to 21,197.74 after revised data showed that the economy shrank by a … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce

TOKYO | World shares gain amid calm over US-China trade row

TOKYO  — Shares rebounded in Europe and Asia on Friday as worries over U.S.-China trade friction were calmed by conciliatory comments from Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX climbed 0.7 percent to 10,884.39 and the CAC 40 in France advanced 1.3 percent to 4,840.54. Britain’s FTSE 100 jumped 1.6 percent to 6,809.58. The Dow future contract … Continue reading TOKYO | World shares gain amid calm over US-China trade row

TOKYO | Asian shares down after Wall Street holiday, trade worries

TOKYO — Asian stock prices fell Thursday amid growing uncertainty about the global economy, President Donald Trump’s tariff policies on China and a holiday on Wall Street. Markets in New York were closed overnight for the national day of mourning for former President George H. W. Bush. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 1.8 … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares down after Wall Street holiday, trade worries

TOKYO | Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

TOKYO— Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.4 percent in early trading to 23,741.29. Australia‘s S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.4 percent to 6,195.70. South Korea’s Kospi slipped 0.3 percent to 2,303.34. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng advanced 1.0 … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

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

BANGKOK | Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkey

BANGKOK — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday despite a rally overnight on Wall Street as investors’ jitters over the Turkish currency crisis eased. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 0.7 percent to 22,201.21 and in Hong Kong, the Hang Seng dropped 1.7 percent to 27,271.50. The Shanghai Composite index sank 1.5 … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkey

BEIJING | Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

BEIJING — Most Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street declined as Turkey’s central bank struggled to contain a currency crisis that is feeding fears about other emerging markets. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.5 percent to 2,771.81 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.9 percent to 27,686.99. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

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