TOKYO | Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains amid trade friction
TOKYO— Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after gains on Wall Street but investors continued to watch for news about U.S.-
China trade friction.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.1 percent to 21,524.02, and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.5 percent to 5,685.50 in early trading. South Korea’s Kospi rose 0.1 percent to 2,070.83. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng inched up less than 0.1 percent to 26,164.46, while the Shanghai Composite was also up less than 0.1 percent at 2,606.52.