Debt ceiling hopes hold Fed speak pushes up U.S. yields Japan’s Nikkei drops from 33-year peak as investors cash out SINGAPORE, May 23 (Reuters) – Asian stocks gave up morning . . .

SEOUL, May 22 (Reuters) – A move by Beijing to bar U.S. firm Micron Technology Inc (MU.O) from selling memory chips to key domestic industries has ramped up tensions in an ongoing trade spat with Washington and lifted shares of firms that could benefit from the move.

SINGAPORE, May 17 (Reuters) – Asian shares were subdued on Wednesday and the dollar hovered around a five-week peak as investors remained risk averse, with the U.S. debt ceiling talks and a mixed set of economic data weighing on sentiment. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan

Equities were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as traders grow increasingly concerned that US lawmakers remain far apart in their bid to raise the country’s borrowing limit to avert a default. While there is a general feeling an agreement will be reached, Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy warned Monday that staff-level meetings were “not productive […]

Like many Asian Americans, I was once a firm believer in the American ideals of merit and grit. Growing up, I attended a magnet school in New York City, a public high school like San Francisco’s elite Lowell High that required an admissions test. Tens of thousands of middle schoolers prepared for years to take […]

Hong Kong(CNN) First they were seen as cage-fighting meat heads. Then testosterone-fueled trash talkers wearing expensive suits. Could 2023 be the year mixed-martial arts (MMA) in the United States finally returns to its pure, humble beginnings nurtured in Asia nearly 5,000 years ago? “Our mission is not to stage the biggest, bloodiest fights and have […]

Asian stock markets: Singapore’s shares slide 0.5% after raising property tax European futures lower, U.S. futures up on Meta earnings beat

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Friday after United States inflation eased in March and China reported unexpectedly strong exports. Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul advanced. Hong Kong was unchanged. Oil prices rose. Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index rose 1.3% on Thursday after U.S. inflation at the wholesale level slowed more […]

Asian equities rose Monday in holiday-thinned trade after US jobs data indicated the Federal Reserve would likely have to hike interest rates again but soothed recent worries about a possible recession. The closely watched non-farm payrolls reading on Friday followed a string of figures last week showing the world’s top economy was slowing down and […]

Harvard University admitted a record number of Asian American students to its class of 2027, a move experts are wary of celebrating given the drop in admissions of most other minority groups. It comes as the Supreme Court continues deliberations on a lawsuit brought against Harvard by a right-wing group that alleges race-conscious admissions discriminate […]

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