Market Asia stocks edge up, investors cautious on US-China trade talks Updated : May 18, 2018 06:46 AM IST MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.05 percent higher. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.2 percent, South Korea's KOSPI was up 0.25 percent and Australian stocks edged up 0.05 percent. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.