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Asia shares slip on inflation, China fears despite US rally

Jul. 20, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly slipped Thursday as optimism over earnings was tempered by persistent concerns about inflation and the Chinese economy, despite an overnight rally on Wall Street. Eyes are on the Bank of Japan, set to wrap up a two-day policy meeting, although...

Asian shares mostly lower after pessimistic 'tankan' survey

Jun. 30, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian benchmarks were mostly lower on Friday, echoing a decline on Wall Street, after a quarterly report by Japan’s central bank rekindled worries about the world’s third largest economy. Recent data suggest global growth is slowing as countries grapple with...

Asian shares track Wall Street's inflation-fueled retreat

May. 18, 2022 22:36 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Shares dropped sharply in Asia on Thursday after a broad retreat on Wall Street triggered by dismal results from major retailer Target that renewed worries over the impact of high inflation. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng led the declines, dropping 3.1%, while Tokyo’s...