Asian shares mixed on hopes for avoiding recession


              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Asian shares advanced Friday, tracking a rally on Wall Street following reports suggesting the economy and corporate profits may be doing better than feared. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Asian shares advanced Friday, tracking a rally on Wall Street following reports suggesting the economy and corporate profits may be doing better than feared. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Asian shares advanced Friday, tracking a rally on Wall Street following reports suggesting the economy and corporate profits may be doing better than feared. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A currency trader passes by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Asian shares advanced Friday, tracking a rally on Wall Street following reports suggesting the economy and corporate profits may be doing better than feared. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange on June 29, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)
            
              FILE - The New York Stock Exchange is seen in New York, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
            
              FILE - A person wearing a protective mask stands in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in a cold morning, on  Jan. 23, 2023, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 amid hopes Western economies can avoid a recession despite higher interest rates to cool inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
            
              FILE - A person watches an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm on Jan. 24, 2023, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 amid hopes Western economies can avoid a recession despite higher interest rates to cool inflation. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Asian shares mixed on hopes for avoiding recession