World markets closed lower on Friday amid growing concerns over the U.S. and China trade dispute. A Wall Street Journal report said that Washington and Beijing don't even have a draft accord that specifies where the two countries agree and disagree.
Asian markets closed mixed on Thursday as investors looked for progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute. Officials from the world's two largest economies poised to meet for crucial talks in Beijing next week.
Asian markets closed higher on Wednesday after U.S.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as trading volume remained thin as several financial markets in the region including China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Taiwan were closed for the Lunar New Year holidays.
Stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region moved mostly higher during trading on Monday as last Friday's upbeat U.S. jobs data helped investors shrug off worries over U.S.-China trade tensions.
Asian stocks ended on a muted note on the first trading day of February as manufacturing data from China came in below expectations.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Thursday despite disappointing Chinese data showing the country's manufacturing activity contracted for the second consecutive month in January.
Major Asian and European markets closed mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the start of U.S.-China trade talks in Washington and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement.
Asian stocks ended mostly lower on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of Justice announced criminal charges against Chinese telecommunications conglomerate Huawei and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou.
World markets closed mostly lower on Monday as investors looked ahead to the next round of U.S.-China trade talks, which is set to begin later in the week.