Asia-Pacific markets rise as SoftBank stock soars after share buyback plan; bitcoin touches record high

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific rose in Monday trade following overnight gains on Wall Street that took the major indexes

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Mainland China markets drop more than 1% on return to trade as investors watch for reaction to Evergrande crisis

SINGAPORE — Markets in mainland China tumbled on Wednesday, after returning to trade from a two-day holiday, falling more than

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Asia-Pacific stocks rise; Australia shares lag as Covid infections spike

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific mostly rose in Monday morning trade as investors look ahead to the release of Chinese

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China stocks jump 2%; Afterpay shares in Australia surge after Square deal announcement

SINGAPORE — Shares in major Asia-Pacific markets rose on Monday, as data showed Chinese manufacturing activity growth slowed in July.

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Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index drops nearly 3%; China tech and education shares plunge

Mixed Asia-Pacific markets Elsewhere, Asia-Pacific markets were mixed. Returning to trade following holidays on Thursday and Friday, the Nikkei 225

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