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Asia, Europe, and U.S. stock Markets Report on May 3, 2018.| CNBC.

                                                                              ASIA US-China trade talks, currencies and stocks in focus Weizhen Tan Asia markets turned in a subdued performance, with major indexes closing in negative territory, as investors watched how U.S.-China trade talks progressed on Friday. Greater China markets were weak for most of the trading day, weighed down by losses in the financial and metals sectors. The Shanghai Composite edged down 0.32 percent to 3,091.03, while the Shenzhen Composite lost 0.21 percent to close at 1,789.07. The Hang Seng Index

CNBC | Asia, Europe, and U.S. Stock Markets Report on April 27, 2018.

                                                                                   ASIA US dollar, oil, bank of japan, korea summit in focus Saheli Roy Choudhury Asia Pacific markets rose on Friday, as investors watched for developments from the Korean peninsula. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the inter-Korean Summit for talks. That session followed after Wall Street saw gains, helped by strong quarterly results from some of the biggest U.S. companies. In Australia, the ASX 200 gained 42.80 points, or 0.72 percent, to 5,953.6, with

CNBC | Asia, Europe and U.S. Stock Markets Report on April 26, 2018.

                                                                             ASIA dollar moves, earnings and oil in focus Saheli Roy Choudhury 8-10 minutes Asia markets were mixed on Thursday, following modest gains on Wall Street, where the Dow closed higher for the first time in six sessions. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 added 104.29 points, or 0.47 percent, to 22,319.61, while the Topix gained 4.4 points, or 0.25 percent, to 1,772.13. Across the Korean Strait, the Kospi rose 26.83 points, or 1.1 percent, to 2,475.64. Chinese mainland markets ended the session lower. The Shanghai composite fell 42.12 points, or 1.35 percent, to 3,075.85 and the Shenzhen composite was off by 38.85 points, or 2.14 percent, to 1,770.40. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slid 1.29 percent in afternoon trade. In Australia, the ASX 200 fell 10.8 points, or 0.18 percent, to 5,910.80 after the market was closed on Wednesday for a public holiday. The heavily wei