Asian stocks slip on continuing global trade worries

Business 10/15/18, 02:52

Asian stocks slipped Monday, as investor worries continued about global trade tensions and prospects for economic growth.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 1.9 percent to finish at 22,271.30, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped nearly 1 percent to 5,837.10. South Korea's Kospi edged down 0.8 percent to 2,142.91. Hong Kong's ...

Asian stocks slip on continuing global trade worries

Asia & Pacific 10/14/18, 19:04

Asian stocks slipped Monday, as investor worries continued about global trade tensions and prospects for economic growth.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 1.2 percent to 22,426.32, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped nearly 1.1 percent in early trading to 5,832.00. South Korea's Kospi inched down 0.2 percent to 2,156.56. Hong ...

Djokovic wins a record fourth Shanghai Masters title

Tennis 10/14/18, 07:25

Novak Djokovic won a record fourth Shanghai Masters title with a 6-3, 6-4 win over 13th-seeded Borna Coric on Sunday.The second-seeded Djokovic has won all four Shanghai finals he's contested in his career (2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018). He previously shared the record of winning three Shanghai titles with Andy ...

Coric upsets Federer, facing Djokovic in Shanghai final

Sports 10/13/18, 10:37

Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer to face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday.Coric earned passage to the final by taking down the top-seeded Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals on Saturday."It was one of the best matches of my life," Coric said.The Croatian gave himself ...

Global shares mixed in muted trading amid growth fears

Asia & Pacific 10/09/18, 23:16

Global shares were mixed in muted trading Wednesday amid continuing worries about trade tensions and slowing global economic growth.KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 shed 0.5 percent in early trading to 5,292.91, while Germany's DAX fell nearly 0.3 percent at 11,943.71. Britain's FTSE 100 edged down nearly 0.2 percent to 7,224.29. ...

Asian stocks fall after IMF downgrades economic outlook

Business 10/09/18, 02:53

Asian markets are mostly lower after the IMF downgraded its economic outlook, citing rising interest rates and mounting tensions over trade.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 1.4 percent to 23,457.00 on Tuesday. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.2 percent to 26,261.26. The Shanghai Composite index extended its losses by ...

Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy

Asia & Pacific 10/08/18, 04:12

Asian stocks declined Monday after China injected extra money into its cooling economy.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 2.8 percent to 2,741.63 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 lost 1.4 percent to 6,100.30. Hong Kong's Hang Seng retreated 0.8 percent to 26,350.36 and Seoul's Kospi shed 0.3 percent to 2,260.75. India's ...

Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy

Business 10/08/18, 00:35

Asian stocks declined Monday after China injected extra money into its cooling economy.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 3.0 percent to 2,738.04 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was off 0.9 percent at 26,345.90. Seoul's Kospi lost 0.4 percent 2,258.72 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 shed 1.2 percent to 6,113.60. Japanese ...

Jeremy Chardy sets up 2nd-round match against Djokovic

Tennis 10/07/18, 03:33

Jeremy Chardy has lost track of how many times he's lost to Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic. It's a lot.The 42nd-ranked Chardy set up a 12th career meeting against Djokovic — he thought it was a 15th — after a 6-3, 7-6 (5) first-round win over Maximilian Marterer ...

Redick perfect, 76ers top Mavs 120-114 in China Games

Basketball 10/05/18, 10:38

JJ Redick made all 10 of his shots and scored 28 points, Joel Embiid finished with 22 points and the Philadelphia 76ers downed the Dallas Mavericks 120-114 on Friday night in the opener of the NBA China Games.Redick was 7 for 7 from 3-point range for the 76ers, who trailed ...

Asian markets rally ahead of expected US Fed rate hike

Asia & Pacific 09/26/18, 02:51

Asian markets rose on Wednesday as traders awaited a third interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve for this year.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.4 percent to 24,033.79. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index, which reopened after a holiday, jumped 1.7 percent to 27,968.13. The Shanghai Composite Index added ...

Asian stocks mixed on US-China trade worries

Asia & Pacific 09/25/18, 01:47

Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries, dampening hopes for a settlement in their escalating tariff war.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8 percent to 2,776.33 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to 23,908.17. Sydney's S&P-ASX ...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

Business 09/21/18, 01:31

Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.4 percent to 2,766.86 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 1 percent to 23,905.76. Seoul's Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,332.94 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 gained 0.2 ...

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