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Asian Stock Markets at Close Report: Asia pares gains as China leads losses after tariff threat I CNBC Asia pares gains as China leads losses after tariff threat Cheang Ming Asian shares closed mixed on Monday, paring gains seen earlier as trade returned to the fore after another set of tariffs on U.S. goods were announced by China. The Nikkei 225 pared moderate gains seen earlier to close lower by 0.08 percent, or 17.86 points, at 22,507.32. Gains in the iron and steel as well as telecommunications sectors were offset by declines in most other sectors, including banks and miscellaneous product makers. The broader Topix ended the day down 0.56 percent, with 24 of its 33 subindexes closing in negative territory.

Asian Stock Markets at Close Report: Asia Markets close mixed, China Stocks decline as yuan softens I CNBC Asia markets close mixed; China stocks decline as yuan softens Cheang Ming Asian stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with major markets fading after initially trading higher on the back of Wall Street's earnings-led advance, while Chinese shares extended their losing streak. The Nikkei 225 slipped into negative territory after gaining during morning trade, closing lower after four straight sessions of gains. The benchmark closed lower by 0.13 percent, or 29.51 points, at 22,764.68. Declines in consumer stocks and power companies weighed on the benchmark, although banks, steelmakers and semiconductor industry plays held onto gains, with Advantes