Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Monday following reports that the U.S and China might be close to reaching a trade deal before the end of this month.
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Asian markets moved mostly lower on Thursday as hopes for progress in U.S-China trade talks faded following comments by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
Asian markets ended mixed on Wednesday ahead of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam where talks will focus on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
Major Asian stock markets closed lower on Tuesday, as renewed trade optimism faded a day after US President Donald Trump postponed a closely watched tariff deadline in early March.
Asian stocks rose broadly on Monday after US President Donald Trump confirmed he would delay a planned increase on Chinese imports as talks between the two the world’s two largest economies were making "substantial progress".
Most major Asian stock markets advanced on Friday as hopes for Chinese stimulus helped offset weak U.S. economic data.
Asian and European markets closed mixed on Thursday despite growing optimism regarding trade talks between Washington and Beijing. Reuters report that the United States and China are outlining agreements on the stickiest trade issues.
Major Asian stocks markets moved broadly higher on Wednesday as hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal boosted investor sentiment.
Asian markets closed on a mixed note on Tuesday as investors cautiously awaited the resumption of trade talks between China and the US later in the day.