Asian shares near eight-month highs, U.S.-China talks in view – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – European and Asian shares stepped back from eight-month highs on Thursday, as investors took money off the table amid fresh concerns about U.S.-China trade talks and as dire data from Germany signaled trouble for Europe. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, April…

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Asian markets mostly rise after U.S. shutdown ends – MarketWatch

Shares fell in Asia on Monday on caution over China-U.S. trade talks and over the ability of congressional negotiators to forge a government funding bill acceptable to President Donald Trump. The Nikkei 225 index NIK, -0.60%  closed down 0.6% with uncertainty over those trade talks bringing a lull in buying sentiment. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng…

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