Asian Stocks Fall as North Korea Worries Return on Trump Comment

Asia stocks fell for a third day as Japanese shares dropped amid a stronger yen, while investors weighed on pessimism over the planned historic meeting between the U.S. and North Korea.

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index declined 0.4 percent to 173.52 as of 4:10 p.m. in Hong Kong, with more than two stocks down for each that gained. Japan’s Topix slid the most in almost two months as electronics and automobile makers dragged down the nation’s benchmark, while the yen strengthened further. U.S. President Donald Trump cast doubt on a possible summit with North Korea next month, rekindling geopolitical tensions. Malaysia’s benchmark gauge slid 2.1 percent, led by losses in wireless carrier Axiata Group Bhd., whose shares were set to decline the most since 2009 after poor earnings.

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Most Asian Stocks Fall as Shares From Japan to Vietnam Decline

Most Asian stocks declined as Japanese shares fell while Taiwan’s benchmark gauge failed to hold on to gains as investors weighed easing trade tensions between the U.S. coque samsung a8 2018 and China.

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose 0.2 percent to 174.46 as of 4:17 p.m. in Hong Kong, with about four stocks falling for every three that gained. coque samsung s8 Japan’s Topix declined 0.2 percent as a technical chart signaled recent gains were excessive. Coque huawei En Ligne Pressure on emerging market currencies from Thailand to Malaysia eased as the U.S. dollar maintained losses. coque de telephone samsung galaxy j5 Markets in Hong Kong and South Korea are closed for a holiday.

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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