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Asia stocks set to edge lower after US drop

Most Asian equity futures slipped after Treasuries gained with the yen on Friday when US stocks tracked global declines amid concern over the health of world economic growth.

Nikkei opens lower on profit-taking

The dollar fetched ¥113.57 in early Asian trade, against ¥113.60 in New York late Thursday.

Nikkei opens higher on cheaper yen

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose %0.87 or 183.06 points to 21,331.08 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up %0.82 or 12.88 points at 1,588.19.

Asian markets struggle, pound wallows at 20-month low

The China-US trade row, signs of softness in both countries' economies, the Huawei arrest, Brexit, demonstrations in France and tanking oil prices are among the problems facing investors, and analysts warned of more volatility to come.

Nikkei opens higher after Wall Street rebound

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.06% or 13.49 points to 21,232.99 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.13% or 2.12 points at 1,587.69.

Japan economy shrinks more than previously thought in Q3

GDP for the July-Sept period contracted 0.6% from the previous quarter.

Nikkei opens lower with few trading drivers

Tokyo stocks opened lower amid lingering uncertainty over the US economic outlook with a lack of fresh market-moving events after a holiday in US markets.

Nikkei hits 7-week high after China-US truce lifts cyclical stocks

The Nikkei share average soared 1.4% to 22,647.29 in mid-morning trade, after touching 22,677.29, the highest level since Oct 18.

Nikkei opens lower, Nissan down over 6%

Declines in Japanese shares come after worries about the US-China trade war and slowing technology sector growth battered Wall Street on Monday.

Nikkei edges up in choppy trade, Wall Street weakness limits gains

The Nikkei share average edged up 0.1% to 22,268.45 in midmorning trade after opening lower.

Asian markets mostly up as traders keep tabs on US vote

Equities and the dollar were fluctuating through the morning with results in many key constituencies on a knife-edge with turnout expected to be high.

Nikkei opens higher as investors await US vote results

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday tracking rallies in New York, but investors were waiting for results in US midterm elections seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump.

Tokyo stocks close higher as investors wait for US vote

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.14% or 248.76 points to 22,147.75 while the broader Topix index gained 1.16% or 18.96 points to 1,659.35.

Nikkei open higher with eyes on earnings, US jobs data

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.39% or 83.95 points at 21,771.60 while the broader Topix index was up 0.23% or 3.17 points at 1,635.76.

Asian shares rise as Trump, Xi lift hopes on resolving trade...

A combination of bargain-hunting following steep losses in equities last month and some strong corporate earnings have helped power Wall Street's bounce.

Tokyo stocks down as telecoms plummet on fee cut plans

The Nikkei business daily meanwhile reported KDDI would tie up with internet titan Rakuten on payment, logistics and roaming services.

Asia stocks set to drop on fresh trade strife

Oil dropped for the first time in four sessions as some of the world’s biggest crude exporters delivered conflicting signals about global supply trends.

Asia stocks mixed, US futures dip as bonds rise

A decline in US futures showed any optimism for technology firms from Thursday’s session was quickly dented after Amazon and Alphabet reported disappointing results.

Nikkei tumbles to more than 6-month low after Wall Street rout

The yen, seen as a safe-haven asset, strengthened 0.35% to 111.87 on the dollar.

Nikkei opens higher on bargain hunting

The rebound comes after global stocks slumped on worries over a spate of issues from US tensions with Russia and Saudi Arabia to trade issues with China.

Nikkei drops sharply on global risk worries

The Nikkei 225 index was down 2.19% or 494.77 points at 22,120.05 at the break, while the broader Topix was down 2.07% or 35.01 points at 1,660.30.

Shanghai surge leads Asian markets rally

A close eye is being kept on China this week after Vice Premier Liu He led the country's top economic officials in a coordinated drive to shore up beleaguered equities, which have fallen more than a quarter this year.

Asian markets mixed but Shanghai rebounds on officials’ support

Global investors have been swiped by a series of problems in recent months including rising US interest rates, geopolitical tensions and the China-US trade conflict.

Nikkei on track for 3rd week of losses as global sentiment...

Japan stocks fell on Friday, tracking broader losses in global equities markets and heading for its third straight week of decline.