Asian markets advance as more records fall on Wall Street

2019-12-27

Asian markets mostly gained in early trading Friday, after yet more record highs on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -0.36%   was about flat, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HSI, +1.21%   gained 1.2%. The Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -0.08%   advanced 0.7% while the Shenzhen Composite 399106, -0.67%  Read More →

Gold and silver advance, tracking weaker stocks

2019-05-29

Gold and silver futures regained positive ground Wednesday, inversely tracking weaker trade for stocks and other so-called risk-on markets. Gold for June delivery on Comex GCM19, +0.42%  rose $4.80, or 0.4%, to $1,281.90 an ounce, while July silver SIN19, +0.77%  gained 12 cents, or 0.82%, to $14.440 an ounce, crawlingRead More →

Asian stocks advance as U.S., China resume trade talks

2019-03-29

Asian markets were mostly higher on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials kicked off a fresh round of trade talks in Beijing. The Shanghai Composite index SHCOMP, +3.20%   added 0.6% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HSI, +0.96%   jumped 1.7%. South Korea’s Kospi SEU, +0.59%   gained 0.3%. Japan’sRead More →