Asian markets follow Wall St higher as recession fears ease

Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, July 7, 2022 in New York. Stocks rallied again on Wall Street Thursday, and the S&P 500 is closing out a fourth straight gain. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) 
              Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Friday, July 1, 2022. Stocks wavered between small gains and losses in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday, July 6 as worries about inflation, rising interest rates and a potential recession weigh on the broader market.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)