The bribery case involves Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar.
Shares were up and the yuan posted its largest one-day gain since the end of a U.S. dollar peg.
Japan Airlines and ANA are struggling like all airlines, but once travel recovers they may have competitive advantages over international rivals.
Most Asian markets were closed last Friday for holidays, so it's the first chance they had to respond to President Trump's Covid-19 illness.
There was mild selling in Asia after Trump's positive test disclosure, but many markets there were closed for holidays on Friday.
Communist Party cells within private Chinese companies are being encouraged to take an active role in their operation.
Ant Group has passed muster for a Shanghai IPO on the STAR Market, which soon should see its first index-tracking exchange traded funds.
Newly formed TikTok Global will remain a Chinese subsidiary, but plans an IPO, while WeChat is spared a U.S. ban by court action.
An IPO on U.S. markets is in the cards if a proposal to form TikTok Global wins approval in Washington and Beijing.
A record IPO in Hong Kong makes Nongfu Spring founder Zhong Shanshan China's third-richest man.