Asian markets muted, awaiting upcoming Fed meeting

2019-03-19

Asian shares mostly fell in muted trading Tuesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, -0.08%   lost 0.3% in early trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, -0.09%   edged down 0.1% and South Korea’s Kospi SEU, -0.09%   inched downRead More →

Fed restraint, trade hopes bolster Asian markets

2019-01-10

Asian markets were mostly higher on Friday as investors cheered a more restrained Federal Reserve and U.S.-China trade talks. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index NIK, +0.97%   advanced 0.7% and South Korea’s Kospi SEU, +0.55%   was 0.4% higher. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HSI, +0.39%   rose 0.1%. The Shanghai CompositeRead More →