- Japanese shares (DXJ, EWJ) lead Asian stocks higher and the yen weakens following a report that Shinzo Abe is considering reducing corporate taxes in order to offset a rise in sales tax.
- Chinese (FXI) and Hong Kong (EWH) stocks continue to receive support from hopes that China's economy has stabilized.
- Japan +2.6%, Hong Kong +1.2%, China +0.2%, India +1%.
Asian shares in the green, led by Japan
Aug 13 2013, 04:02 ET