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 →

Asian markets quiet after latest Wall Street records

2019-12-23

Asian markets were mixed in quiet trading Tuesday, following another record day on Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.34%   and S&P 500 SPX, +0.09%   closed at record highs for a third consecutive day, while the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.23%   notched a record ninth-straight recordRead More →

Asian markets gain after record highs on Wall Street

2019-12-16

Asian shares rose Tuesday following a rally on Wall Street that sent the major indexes to record highs, cheered by surprisingly strong economic reports out of China. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, +0.48%   added 0.5% in early trading. South Korea’s Kospi 180721, +1.01%   gained 1.1%. Hong Kong’s HangRead More →

These are Wall Street’s top dividend stock picks for 2020

2019-12-13

U.S. stocks with attractive dividend yields have performed very well this year, for obvious reasons: Interest rates have declined at home and investors in Europe and Japan — where government and central-bank policies have pushed bond yields well into the negative — are desperate to find investments that will giveRead More →