TOKYO | Asian shares down after Wall Street holiday, trade worries

5Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



TOKYO — Asian stock prices fell Thursday amid growing uncertainty about the global economy, President Donald Trump’s tariff policies on China and a holiday on Wall Street. Markets in New York were closed overnight for the national day of mourning for former President George H. W. Bush.

KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 1.8 percent to 21,525.48. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.6 percent to 5,635.60 in early trading. South Korea’s Kospi dipped 0.9 percent to 2,081.68.

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