Japan stocks fall after economy contracts, other markets up

BEIJING  — Japanese stocks sank while other Asian markets gained Monday after Japan reported a record economic contraction as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on retailing, investment and exports.   (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)ket Investors in Asia looked ahead to central bank meetings this week in China, Indonesia and the Philippines, with few other market-moving events in […]

Stocks seen rising on hopes of lockdown easing

Philippine stocks could resume their uptrend this week as investors bank on less COVID-19 restrictions despite rising infections. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) last week rose almost 4 percent to end at 6,076.91. BDO Unibank Inc. chief strategist Jonathan...