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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

May. 21, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday after the U.S. government temporarily postponed proposed restrictions on technology sales to Chinese companies. The news boosted chipmakers and other technology sector stocks, which took steep losses a day earlier when the Trump administration announced the...

Tech rebound powers US stocks higher, snaps 2-day S&P slump

May. 21, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

Technology companies helped power stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, snapping the market's two-day losing streak. The rally followed the U.S. government's decision to temporarily ease off proposed restrictions on technology sales to Chinese companies. The news gave a boost to technology sector stocks,...

Markets Right Now: Tech rebound powers Wall Street gains

May. 21, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street Tuesday as technology companies lead solid gains across the market. Chipmakers rallied after the U.S. government issued a 90-day grace period on its order to restrict U.S....

Global markets gain on Huawei grace period

May. 21, 2019 8:32 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Most global stock markets rose Tuesday after the U.S. government issued a 90-day grace period on its order to bar U.S. firms from selling to Chinese telecom gear maker Huawei. The reprieve eases the immediate hit on U.S. suppliers and has at least temporarily quelled investors' anxiety over...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street fall on Huawei anxiety

May. 21, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after anxiety over U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese tech giant Huawei pulled Wall Street lower. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney advanced, while Tokyo and Hong Kong declined. Anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tension was reignited by Washington's...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street fall on Huawei anxiety

May. 21, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after anxiety over U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese tech giant Huawei pulled Wall Street lower. Benchmarks in Shanghai and Seoul advanced, while Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney declined. Anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tension was reignited by Washington's...

Markets Right Now: Stocks close lower as chipmakers slump

May. 20, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Monday as technology stocks suffer steep declines. The stock market has turned lower in May amid heightened tensions over trade between the U.S. and China. In the latest...

World shares mixed with no easing of China-US trade dispute

May. 20, 2019 6:58 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined in Europe on Monday after a mixed day in Asia in the absence of positive updates on the trade standoff between the U.S. and China. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.7% at 7,297.67 while Germany's DAX declined 1.2% to 12,091.38. The CAC 40 in France shed 1.2% to 5,374.14. Wall Street...

Asian shares mixed; election results buoy India, Australia

May. 20, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday, with India and Australia leading gains for the region following elections that looked set to keep incumbents in office. Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged up 0.3% to 21,343.09 after the government reported Monday that the economy grew at a...

How the major US stock indexes fared Friday

May. 17, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday and notched their second-straight weekly loss, as investors were whipsawed by contradictory developments in the Trump administration's array of trade conflicts. Technology and industrial companies dropped the most. The S&P hasn't fallen for two consecutive...