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Asian shares gain as Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced across Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it has ruled out interest rate increases for this year. The Shanghai Composite index rose 0.9 percent to 3,119.72 while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 0.2 percent to 29,371.12. South Korea’s Kospi climbed 0.5 percent to 2,187.71, while Australia’s S&P ASX […]
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Asian stocks mixed after Chinese industrial data disappoints

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after China said its industrial output slowed in January and February, leaving traders waiting for assurances from Beijing. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 was almost flat at 21,287.02 while the Kospi in South Korea was up 0.3 percent at 2,155.68. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 0.1 percent […]
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Asian shares fall amid continuing global uncertainties

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lower Wednesday amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from a rally earlier in the week. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 1.0 percent to 21,279.09. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.2 percent to 6,161.20. South Korea’s Kospi slipped 0.5 percent to 2,147.46. Hong Kong’s […]
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Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. South Korea’s Kospi jumped 0.7 percent to 2,210.89 and the Shanghai Composite index rose 2.5 percent to 2,748.92. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was 1.7 percent higher […]
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Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. South Korea’s Kospi jumped 0.7 percent to 2,212.38 and the Shanghai Composite index rose 1.6 percent to 2,724.23. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was 1.7 percent higher […]
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Stock market starts 2019 with more turbulence

By MARLEY JAY | AP Markets Writer NEW YORK — The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes of trading after more shaky economic news from China. But it gradually recouped those losses, and a small rally over the last 15 minutes of trading left major indexes a bit higher than...
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US stocks lose momentum a day after Dow’s record gain

By Alex Veiga, The Associated Press Stocks are down sharply, unable to build on the prior day’s strong performance, as Wall Street stumbles toward what could be its steepest annual loss since the financial crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped about 360 points in early afternoon trading Thursday after dropping as much as 528 points earlier. Technology companies and health care stocks, big gainers on Wednesday when the market had its best day in 10 years, took some of the heaviest loss...
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Stocks Recover All Christmas Eve Plunge Losses

U.S. stocks surged Wednesday, recovering all their losses from a Christmas Eve plunge and placing the market on track for its best day in nine months. Gains in technology companies, retailers, health care and internet stocks drove the broad rally, which gave the benchmark S&P 500 index some breathing room after it slid Monday to just shy of what Wall Street calls a bear market — a 20 percent fall from an index’s peak. Energy stocks also rebounded as the price of U.S. crude oil notched its bigg...
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Asian shares mixed on US partial shutdown, Wall Street slump

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks are mixed with light trading on Monday as a Wall Street slump and a partial U.S. government shutdown stemmed holiday cheer. KEEPING SCORE: South Korea’s Kospi dropped 0.3 percent to 2,055.78 while the Shanghai Composite index was less than 0.1 percent higher at 2,516.84. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.4 […]
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Asian shares mixed on US partial shutdown, Wall Street slump

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower with light trading on Monday as a Wall Street slump and a partial U.S. government shutdown stemmed holiday cheer.KEEPING SCORE: South Korea's Kospi dropped 0.2 percent to 2,058.19... [Author: [email protected]]
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Asian shares slip as traders brace for Fed rate increase

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks fell on Tuesday, tracking losses on Wall Street as traders braced for an interest rate hike by Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was 1.8 percent lower at 21,115.45 and the Kospi in South Korea dropped 0.5 percent to 2,061.48. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slid 1.3 percent to […]
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Asian shares mixed on concerns over trade, economic outlook

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading on doubts that U.S. and China can manage to resolve their festering trade dispute. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.3 percent to 21,148.02 while South Korea’s Kospi added less than 0.1 percent to 2,054.48. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was almost 0.1 percent […]
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Asian stocks rise on hopes US, China will unwind dispute

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday on hopes that President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will unwind a blistering trade dispute at a meeting this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225, reopening after a holiday, added 0.8 percent to 21,812.00. South Korea’s Kospi jumped 1.1 percent to 2,080.46. […]
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Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled Monday as traders feared that President Donald Trump only reported progress in trade talks with China to score political points as the U.S. midterm elections draw near. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 1.2 percent at 21,985.05 and South Korea’s Kospi dropped 1.6 percent to 2,059.60. Hong Kong’s […]
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Stocks tumble again on report US plans more tariffs

By Marley Jay, The Associated Press Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street, erasing an early gain, following a report that the U.S. will announce tariffs on all remaining imports from China by early December if the two countries can’t make progress in resolving their trade dispute. Technology and internet companies, industrials and retailers took steep losses as Wall Street’s recent bout of volatility continued. The S&P 500 index has taken steep losses in October and is on track for its worst...
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Stocks slump again, putting S&P 500 back into red for year

By Alex Veiga, The Associated Press U.S. stocks recovered some of their losses Friday following a steep slide in early trading, but the drop was enough to push the benchmark S&P 500 index back into the red for the year. Despite the afternoon rebound, stocks were still on track to erase much of the market’s gains from a big rally the day before and to finish a week of unusually turbulent trading with hefty losses. Longtime market favorites like Amazon and Alphabet, Google’s parent company, led th...
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Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks; Dow falls 608 points

By Alex Veiga, The Associated Press U.S. stocks veered sharply lower in late-afternoon trading Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 600 points and extending a losing streak for the benchmark S&P 500 index to a sixth day. Technology stocks and media and communications companies accounted for most of the selling. AT&T sank after reporting weak subscriber numbers, and chipmaker Texas Instruments fell sharply after reporting slumping demand. The tech-heavy Nasdaq compos...
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Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks; Dow falls 400 points

By Alex Veiga, The Associated Press U.S. stocks veered sharply lower in late-afternoon trading Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 400 points and extending a losing streak for the benchmark S&P 500 index to a sixth day. Technology stocks and media and communications companies accounted for most of the selling. AT&T sank after reporting weak subscriber numbers, and chipmaker Texas Instruments fell sharply after reporting slumping demand. The tech-heavy Nasdaq compos...
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Dow sinks 831 points as tech companies plunge

U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss in eight months on Wednesday as technology companies continued to drop. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 831 points. The losses were widespread, and stocks that have been the biggest winners on the market the last few years, including technology companies and retailers, suffered steep declines. Apple and Amazon both had their worst day in two and a half years. The Nasdaq composite, which has a high concentration of technology companies, had its bigges...
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Dow sinks 700 points as bond yields rise

By Marley Jay and Stan Choe, The Associated Press  U.S. stocks are plunging toward their worst loss in six months on Wednesday as technology companies continue to take sharp losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 700 points in afternoon trading. The losses were widespread as bond yields remained high after steep increases last week. Companies that have been the biggest winners on the market the last few years, including technology companies and retailers, suffered steep declines. The S&P ...
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Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.4 percent to 2,766.86 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 advanced 1 percent to 23,905.76. Seoul’s Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,332.94 and Sydney’s S&P-ASX 200 gained 0.2 percent […]
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Asian markets mixed as fears of US-China trade war set in

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading as investors watched the tit-for-tat exchanges between the U.S. and China over trade. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.2 percent to 22,529.44 and South Korea’s Kospi gained 0.1 percent to 2,450.81. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.5 percent to 31,028.83. The […]
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Asian shares languish as Italian turmoil hits world markets

Stocks have skidded in Asia as Italy heads for another round of elections that investors worry could become a referendum on whether to stay in the euro bloc. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index dropped 1.5 percent to 22,018.52. South Korea’s Kospi dropped 2.0 percent to 2,407.95. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong slipped […]
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Asian markets track European losses, strong yen hits Nikkei

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday, tracking losses in Europe, where investor confidence was sapped by political uncertainty in Italy. U.S. markets were closed Monday for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.6 percent to finish at 22,358.43 while South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.9 percent to 2,457.25. Hong […]
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Asian shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas

TOKYO (AP) — Asian indexes mostly slipped Wednesday amid continuing worries about North Korea after the perk from the easing of U.S.-China trade tensions faded. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 1.2 percent to finish at 22,689.74, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.2 percent at 6,032.50. South Korea’s Kospi gained nearly 0.3 percent to […]
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Asian stocks most lower amid trade uncertainty

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower in muted trading Tuesday amid continuing uncertainty over trade tensions between China and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged down 0.2 percent to finish at 22,818.02. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.6 percent to 6,097.80. South Korea’s Kospi slipped 0.7 percent at 2,457.98. Hong Kong’s […]
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Asia shares mixed as markets mull Fed, China trade talks

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as investors analyzed the Fed’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged and kept an eye out for developments from China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng index slumped 1.2 percent to 30,359.94 and South Korea’s Kospi dipped 0.5 percent to […]
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Asia stocks post slim gains as investors eye trade tensions

TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets are modestly higher as investors watch developments in the simmering trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to finish at 21,794.32. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.8 percent to 5,857.00. South Korea’s Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,450.74. Hong Kong’s Hang […]
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Calm after storm: Asian stocks rebound from trade war fears

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rebounded Thursday from sharp losses triggered by escalating trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 surged 1.5 percent to 21,645.42 and South Korea’s Kospi jumped 1.2 percent to 2,437.52. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 advanced 0.5 percent to 5,788.80. India’s Sensex added 33,473.85. […]
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Stocks drop sharply again as US and China trade dispute escalates

NEW YORK — Stocks are sinking again after the U.S. and China each announced tariffs on goods exported by the other, a move that increased investors’ worries over a trade dispute that could slow down global commerce. The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 501 points as industrial and large technology companies took some of the worst losses. The Chinese government issued a $50 billion list of more than 100 U.S. goods including soybeans, the largest U.S. export to China, and aircraft targ...
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