| October 20th | 2020 11:18PM
Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, cheered by the gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5% in morning trading to 23,676.90. South Korea's Kospi added 0.4% to 2,366.40, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.1% to 6,192.30.