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Trade Worries Pervade Asia Markets

Holidays helped aegis Chinese markets from amped-up U.S.-China trade tensions—at slightest until Tuesday—but other tools of a Asia-Pacific weren’t so lucky.

Despite U.S. equities resilient by a tighten of trade Friday, declines built via Monday morning in Japan and South Korea to leave those countries’ batch benchmarks down 1% by early afternoon. Lagging behind were chip-related stocks—chips are one of a focuses of a tariffs. Tokyo Electron Ltd. fell 2.5%, as did Samsung Electronics Co. in Seoul. Smaller chip…

Article source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/trade-worries-pervade-asia-markets-1529301712