Asian Stocks Advance as U.S. and China Put Trade War ‘on Hold’

Asian stocks outside Japan climbed, tracking gains in U.S. equity futures, after American and Chinese officials signaled a de-escalation of recent trade tension.

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index ex-Japan rose 0.1 percent to 567.63 as of 3:13 p.m. in Hong Kong, in a broad regional rally. Japan’s Topix index failed to hold on to early gains and fell 0.1 percent at the close. Meanwhile, the Nikkei 225 Stock Average rose for a third day.

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Japanese Shares Rise as Pharmaceutical Firms and Banks Advance

Japanese shares advanced, with pharmaceutical firms and banks providing the biggest boosts for the broader market.

Topix added 0.4% to 1,779.82 at the close in Tokyo and Nikkei 225 rose 0.2% to 22,508.69. Meanwhile, yen strengthened 0.1% at 108.95 per dollar.

The benchmark Topix rose after wiping out an early loss of 0.1 percent. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. bolstered its industry group before announcing shortly after the market closed that it agreed to buy Shire Plc in a deal worth about $ 62 billion.

Tech shares were the best performers in the U.S. on Monday, lifting the S&P 500 Index. The Topix has trimmed its loss so far this year to 2 percent after falling 3.6 percent on March 23, which was the biggest slump in more than six weeks.

The yen strengthened and oil prices hovered near $ 70 a barrel as investorsawait President Donald TrumpA?ai??i??ai???s decision Tuesday on whether the U.S. will exit the Iran nuclear deal.

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U.S. Stocks Advance on Earnings, Oil as Bonds Fall

U.S. stocks rose as investors parsed a mixed bag of earnings and rising oil prices boosted energy producers. Treasuries fell and the dollar advanced.

The S&P 500 Index rose 0.3 percent as of 12:57 p.m. New York time. The S&P 500 Index gained for a third day following a strong start to the earnings season, but technology shares were under pressure as IBM Corp. tumbled after posting weak results. Oil surged about 2 percent after an industry report showed crude inventories fell, driving energy stocks higher.

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