| October 21st | 2020 2:19AM
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 0.3% to 23,647.63. South Korea's Kospi added 0.3% to 2,366.15, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.1% to 66,191.80. Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 0.7% to 24,750.04.