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Asian stock markets advance after new Wall St high

Apr. 14, 2021 02:57 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after U.S. inflation ticked up and Japanese machinery orders fell. Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney rose. Tokyo was off less than 0.5%. Wall Street's benchmark S&P...

Asian stock markets advance after new Wall St high

Apr. 13, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit a high following an uptick in U.S. inflation and an order by regulators to suspend use of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine. Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney rose, while Tokyo was off...

Mayor: Superior can't reach full potential without mine

Apr. 13, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

The mayor of a small community in Arizona's copper corridor likes to think of Superior as a town with a mine, not a mining town. Neither can be a reality if Congress passes a bill to rescind a land exchange for what would be one of the largest copper mining operations in...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Apr. 13, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for May delivery rose 48 cents to $60.18 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for June delivery rose 39 cents to $63.67 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for May delivery rose 1 cent to $1.98 a gallon. May heating oil was unchanged at $1.81 a gallon. May...

Danaher, Novocure rise; Amarin, American Airlines fall

Apr. 13, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: TransDigm Group Inc., down $5.31 to $618.33. The aircraft parts maker is selling its Technical Airborne Components business to Searchlight Capital Partners. ...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Apr. 13, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

Stocks closed mixed on Wall Street Tuesday as gains from a handful of Big Tech companies were tempered by weakness elsewhere in the market. Treasury yields fell, which hurt banks but helped tech companies. The S&P 500 rose 0.3%, notching another record high. The Dow...

US intel report: Virus impact to cause global 'aftershocks'

Apr. 13, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The effects of the coronavirus pandemic are expected to contribute over the next year to “humanitarian and economic crises, political unrest, and geopolitical competition,” according to a new intelligence report that also warns about the threats from foreign...

Muslims mark Ramadan amid virus surge and new restrictions

Apr. 13, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on Tuesday, but a spike in coronavirus cases in several countries has once again put curbs on the holy month's signature feasts and lengthy prayers in mosques. Still, there were...

Southeast Asia's Grab Holdings plans US Nasdaq listing via nearly $40 bln merger with financial vehicle Altimeter Growth

Apr. 13, 2021 06:36 AM EDT
HONG KONG (AP) — Southeast Asia's Grab Holdings plans US Nasdaq listing via nearly $40 bln merger with financial vehicle Altimeter Growth.

Joey Votto, Jesse Winker homer as Reds beat Giants 3-0

Apr. 13, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before the first pitch, Giants outfielder LaMonte Wade Jr. accompanied manager Gabe Kapler to home plate for the lineup card exchange with Reds manager David Bell. Wade wanted to personally tell Bell how much his late brother Mike meant to him while...