Asia slightly higher despite Wall Street slump, virus fears

        TOKYO --- Asian shares were slightly higher Friday despite some investor attention shifting again to the uncertainties in global economies amid the coronavirus pandemic, as reflected in the overnight fall on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was little changed but inched up less than 0.1% in morning trading to 23,326.00. South Korea's Kospi added 0.3% to 2,412.37. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was little changed at 5,887.30. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.2% to 24,398.87, while the Shanghai Composite edged up 0.5% to 3,286.68. Another slide in technology companies helped pull stocks lower on Wall Street Thursday, extending losses f...Keep on reading: Asia slightly higher despite Wall Street slump, virus fears

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