BANGKOK | Asian markets mostly higher in quiet New Year’s Eve trading

BANGKOK  | Asian markets mostly higher in quiet New Year’s Eve trading

BANGKOK — Shares were mostly higher Monday in subdued New Year’s Eve trading. U.S. futures were higher after President Donald Trump tweeted that he expected to reach a deal to help result trade friction with China after speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong‘s Hang Seng advanced 1.3 percent to 25,485.70 while the Sensex in India added 0.3 percent to 36,206.18.

Australian S&P ASX/200’s benchmark edged 0.1 percent lower to 5,646.40 and Singapore’s benchmark was up 0.4 percent.

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