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Asian stocks follow Wall St. higher after UK calms markets

Sep. 29, 2022 04:55 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — European stocks tumbled Thursday and Asian markets were mixed after British Prime Minister Liz Truss defended a tax-cut plan that rattled investors. London's market benchmark plunged 2.3% and Frankfurt lost 1.9% in early trading. Shanghai and Hong Kong also declined....

Asian stocks follow Wall St higher after UK calms markets

Sep. 28, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday after Britain's central bank moved forcefully to stop a budding financial crisis. Market benchmarks in Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney added more than 1%. Shanghai and Tokyo also rose. Oil prices edged lower after...

Asian shares mixed after Dow falls into bear market

Sep. 26, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

Stocks were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after closing broadly lower on Wall Street, where the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell into what’s known as a bear market. Tokyo, Sydney and Shanghai advanced while Hong Kong and Seoul declined. U.S. futures rose and oil prices also were...

Asian stocks slide for 3rd day on economic growth fears

Sep. 22, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell for a third day Friday after more rate hikes by the Federal Reserve and other central banks to control persistent inflation spurred fears of a possible global recession. Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney declined. Oil prices edged lower....

Asia stocks follow Wall St down as Fed fights inflation

Sep. 21, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered another big interest rate hike to cool galloping inflation and raised its outlook for more. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney declined. Oil prices gained. ...

Asian shares decline ahead of Fed decision on interest rates

Sep. 20, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a widely expected interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve as it works to squash the highest inflation in decades. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 1.4% in morning trading to 27,308.66....

China quarantine bus crash prompts outcry over 'zero COVID'

Sep. 20, 2022 06:50 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A nighttime bus crash that killed 27 people in southwest China this week has set off a storm of anger online over the harshness of the country's strict COVID-19 policies. The initial police report did not say who the passengers were and where they were going,...

Chinese factory churns out British flags after queen's death

Sep. 17, 2022 22:41 PM EDT

SHAOXING, China (AP) — Ninety minutes after Queen Elizabeth II died, orders for thousands of British flags started to flood into a factory south of Shanghai. More than 100 employees at Shaoxing Chuangdong Tour Articles Co. set aside other work and put in 14-hour days starting at...

Asian stocks follow Wall St lower amid inflation pressure

Sep. 15, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Friday after higher-than-expected U.S. inflation dashed hopes the Federal Reserve might ease off more interest rate hikes. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney declined. Oil edged higher. Wall Street's...

Asian shares mostly higher after wobbly gains on Wall St

Sep. 15, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a wobbly day of trading yielded modest gains on Wall Street. U.S. futures inched up while oil prices were mixed. Shanghai’s benchmark lost 1% to 3,204.93 after China's central bank left its benchmark lending rate...