Stock market today: Asian shares get a lift from rally in US following encouraging inflation report

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares surged higher on Wednesday, cheered by a rally on Wall Street that was one of the best days of the year following a surprisingly encouraging report on inflation. Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 2.6% to 33,545.14 as investors appeared to shrug off news that Japan’s economy contracted at a worse […]