Sydney — Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong US jobs data though regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-US trade war.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei added 0.4% while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.3%, with Australian stocks and South Korea’s Kospi up 0.4% and 0.3%, respectively...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now