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

Asian markets mixed in slow trading ahead of Fed meeting

TOKYO – Asian stocks were mixed in silent trading on Wednesday as many investors remained on the sidelines ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting that will signal how aggressively it will fight inflation. Japan’s Nikkei 225 NIK Index, -0.35% It fell 0.4% in morning trading, while South Korea’s Kospi Index fell 180,721, -0.38% It … Read more

Global Markets Drop After Choppy Trading in U.S.

Global stock indices and futures fell on the major indexes, suggesting that US markets could come under fresh pressure on Tuesday after starting the week with a lively trading session. Market volatility has rebounded in recent sessions, as investors become concerned about how quickly the Federal Reserve will act to combat inflation by raising interest … Read more