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Asia, Europe and U.S. Stock Markets Report - May 28, 2018. Markets | CNBC.

                                                                            ASIA Asia markets close mixed after North Korea news; oil extends losses Cheang Ming Asian markets closed mixed on Monday, following positive weekend news regarding U.S.-North Korea relations. Investors also digested the extended slide in oil prices after top producers indicated output could increase. The Nikkei 225 eked out gains of 0.13 percent, or 30.30 points, to close at 22,481.09 and the broader Topix edged down by 0.07 percent, with the oil subindex falling 4.14 percent amid weakness in oil prices. South Korea's Kospi rose 0.74 percent to 2,478.96 as weekend developments gave rise to optimism that a U.S.-North Korea meeting in June could take place despite being canceled last week. Gains in the benchmark came as steelmakers and other manufacturing names advanced: Posco added 2.31 percent and Hyundai Steel jumped 14.48 percent. Large

Asia, Europe and U.S. Stock Markets Report - May 25, 2018: Markets | CNBC.

                                                                       ASIA Asian stocks track lower after Trump cancels North Korea summit Cheang Ming Asian markets closed slightly lower on Friday following overnight news that U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a scheduled summit with Kim Jong Un. South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.21 percent to 2,460.80, with gains in tech heavyweights failing to give the overall index a boost as steelmakers and financials took a hit. Over in Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 shed 0.07 percent to end at 6,032.80, with the energy and materials subindexes contributing to losses. Greater China markets eased in the morning, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slipping 0.48 percent by 3:00 p.m. HK/SIN as energy and tech sector stocks moved lower. On the mainland, the Shanghai composite edged down by 0.4 percent to finish at 3,142.17 and the Shenzhen composite declined 0.93 percent to 1,810

Asia, Europe and U.S. Stock Markets Report - May 24, 2018. Markets | CNBC.

                                                                      ASIA Most Asian markets close lower as trade concerns return to focus Cheang Ming Asian stocks closed mostly lower on Thursday, with investors cautious over fresh trade-related developments as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China remained in focus. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 declined 1.11 percent, or 252.73 points, to 22,437.01 on the firmer yen, extending losses in the last session. Autos traded lower, as did other major exporters as the yen rose around 0.4 percent to trade at 109.58 to the dollar. The broader Topix fell 1.21 percent.