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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...

Asian shares mostly higher after wobbly day on Wall Street

Apr. 28, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Asian shares logged moderate gains on Thursday after Wall Street stabilized following a sell-off in tech stocks the day before. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 rose 1% to 26,642.88 after the Bank of Japan wrapped up a policy meeting with no major changes, maintaining its near-zero interest...

Asian shares slip as Japan 'tankan' shows weaker outlook

Mar. 31, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Friday as a resurgence of Russian attacks dashed hopes for any quick end to the war in Ukraine. The retreat followed a broad decline on Wall Street, which closed out its worst quarter since the pandemic broke out two years ago. ...