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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, cheered by the gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings

Oct. 21, 2020 2:19 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, cheered by the gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.3% to 23,647.63. South Korea's Kospi added 0.3% to 2,366.15, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged up...

A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, cheered by the gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings

Oct. 20, 2020 11:19 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, cheered by the gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5% in morning trading to 23,676.90. South Korea's Kospi added 0.4% to 2,366.40, while Australia's...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 20, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose 63 cents to $41.46 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for December delivery rose 54 cents to $43.16 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery rose 3 cents to $1.19 a gallon. November heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.17 a gallon. November natural gas rose...

People stand near a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. Asian shares fell moderately Tuesday, echoing Wall Street's decline as hopes faded Washington will come through with badly needed aid for the economy before the U.S. presidential election.   (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian shares track Wall Street fall as virus aid hopes fade

Oct. 19, 2020 11:55 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell moderately Tuesday, tracking Wall Street's overnight decline as hopes faded Washington will come through with badly needed aid for the U.S. economy before the U.S. presidential election. Investors have been focusing on U.S. economic stimulus amid global uncertainty about the...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 19, 2020 3:35 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery fell 5 cents to $40.83 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell 31 cents to $42.62 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 1 cent to $1.16 a gallon. November heating oil fell 2 cents to $1.16 a gallon. November natural gas rose 2...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 file photo, the American Flag hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, putting the market on track to end a choppy week of trading slightly higher. If the gains hold, the S&P 500 would mark its third straight weekly gain. In the first few minutes of trading Friday, Oct. 16 the benchmark index was up 0.4%. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

A late slide erases gains for US indexes, leaving them mixed

Oct. 16, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

Wall Street closed out a choppy week of trading with more of the same Friday, as a late-afternoon stumble led U.S. stock indexes to a mixed finish. The S&P 500 ended the day just a fraction of a point higher after a burst of selling erased a 0.9% gain. Despite a three-day stretch of losses, the benchmark...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 16, 2020 3:26 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery fell 8 cents to $40.88 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell 23 cents to $42.93 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 1 cent to $1.17 a gallon. November heating oil fell 1 cent to $1.18 a gallon. November natural gas was little...

A man stands near an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Asian shares were mixed on Friday as investors weighed concerns about the U.S. presidential election and an economic stimulus package, on top of fears of flaring outbreaks of coronavirus. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Asian shares mixed amid 2nd wave coronavirus, election fears

Oct. 15, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Friday as investors weighed concerns about the U.S. presidential election and an economic stimulus package, on top of fears of flaring outbreaks of coronavirus. Investors are also looking ahead to the release of data on the Chinese economy next week. Shares rose in...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 15, 2020 3:25 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery fell 8 cents to $40.96 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell 16 cents to $43.16 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 2 cents to $1.18 a gallon. November heating oil was little changed at $1.19 a gallon. November natural gas...

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 file photo, pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange,  in New York.  Stocks are pulling slightly higher in the early going on Wall Street, Wednesday, Oct. 14,  as investors pore over another batch of earnings reports from big U.S. companies. The S&P 500 added 0.3% in early trading Wednesday. A loss in the index a day earlier broke a four-day winning streak.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Asian stocks follow Wall St lower as stimulus hopes fade

Oct. 15, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday as hopes U.S. leaders will agree on a new economic stimulus before the Nov. 3 presidential election faded. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong declined. Sydney advanced. In Seoul, the company that manages boy band BTS made its market debut amid criticism...