MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 1.83 points to 1,694.15.

TRACKING overnight losses on Wall Street, a wobbly Straits Times Index (STI) slipped on Friday as the poor sentiment from trade skirmishes lingered.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks finished a painful week on a positive note Friday but investors remain on edge about a possible trade war between China and the United States.

[LONDON]  European stocks firmed Friday in opening deals despite the eruption of a global trade war as Brussels slapped retaliatory tariffs on the United States.

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index edged higher on Friday, trimming the week's losses amid global trade uncertainty...

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Friday as a higher yen weighed on the market, reflecting worries over escalating trade tensions.

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading on Friday afternoon in negative territory, with the Straits Times Index lower by 12.72 points or 0.4 per cent to 3,287.28 as at 1.03pm.

STOCKS in Singapore and Asia were set for big weekly losses on Friday morning as a trade conflict between the United States and other major economies continued to escalate. 

[NEW YORK] Asian investors were on course to end a tumultuous week with more losses on Friday as the prospect of a debilitating global trade war hung over regional markets.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks extended the previous day's losses soon after the open Friday, tracking another sell-off on Wall Street fuelled by trade war fears...