Asia shares gain, trading closed in Korea, China for holiday | Health

By YURI KAGEYAMA – AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares gained Tuesday, mirroring broad overnight, gains on Wall Street, while trading in China and most other regional markets were closed for Lunar New Year holidays. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5% in morning trading to 27,139.89. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.4% to … Read more

Why the Stock Market Dropped—and Why It Finished Higher

Now that’s a stock market turnaround. Fears of tighter monetary policy from the Federal Reserve, a military conflict in Russia, and simply being on the wrong side of the trade, had stoked panic in the stock market early Monday. Then, investors bought the dip. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% after falling nearly 4% at one … Read more