Stock market today: Asian shares advance in holiday-thinned trading. European markets closed


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Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday in holiday-thinned trading, while European markets remained closed for holidays. The future for the S&P 500 was 0.2% higher and that for the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.1%. Oil prices edged higher. Advertisement Shanghai’s benchmark led losses in Asia on heavy selling of technology and computer chip-related shares as worries revived over trade tensions with the U.S. and other western countries. Advertisement A number of video gaming stocks announced share buybacks meant to stem losses after Chinese regulators issued draft guidelines on Friday that caused shares in game makers like Tencent and Netease...