TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly sank Tuesday over worries about a possible U.S. government shutdown and the troubled Chinese economy. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.6% in morning trading to 32,469.85. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dipped 0.5% to 7,042.50. South Korea's Kospi dropped nearly 1.0% to 2,471.30. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.9% to 
Instacart's successful IPO stood out in an otherwise down day on Wall Street.
Wall Street stocks rose on Wednesday in the wait to find out whether the Federal Reserve will hold interest rates steady as expected at the wrap-up of its meeting later. At the open, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) and the S&P 500 (^GSPC) both gained about 0.2%, after the benchmarks closed lower on Tuesday.
Wall Street was mixed on Wednesday afternoon while European stocks and the
By YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined Wednesday as markets awaited a decision on interest rates by the Federal Reserve. Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.6% to 33,055.98. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.6% to 7,155.10. South Korea’s Kospi edged down 0.3% to 2,551.95. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dipped 0.3% to 17,935.72,
Asian shares are mostly lower as markets await a decision by the Federal Reserve on interest rates
Stock market today: Asian shares decline ahead of Fed decision on rates
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined Wednesday as markets awaited a decision on interest rates by the Federal Reserve. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.6% to 33,055.98. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.6%
Asian shares are mostly higher in thin trading with many markets closed for holidays
Stock market today: Asian shares mixed as Japan business confidence rises and US shutdown is averted
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher in thin trading Monday with many markets closed for holidays. Markets in China are closed for a weeklong holiday. Markets in South Korea also were closed.
A slow start turned into a fine finish for stocks as the bond market stabilized.