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Global stocks are mixed before US Fed release

Aug. 21, 2019 5:42 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for signs of possible plans for more U.S. interest rate cuts. Market benchmarks in London and Frankfurt rose in early trading. Tokyo and Australia closed lower and Shanghai was...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower before US Fed release

Aug. 21, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asia stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for signs of possible plans for more U.S. interest rate cuts. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Shanghai and Australia declined while South Korea advanced. U.S. stocks fell...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Aug. 20, 2019 5:04 PM EDT

Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street Tuesday after another slide in bond yields and a mixed batch of corporate earnings weighed on the market. The selling pulled every major sector lower, snapping a three-day winning streak for the S&P 500. Banks took the biggest losses as investors reacted to another drop in...

Markets Right Now: Banks lead major US stock indexes lower

Aug. 20, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Financial companies led a modest slide by stocks on Wall Street as a mixed batch of company earnings and declining bond yields weighed on the market. The selling pulled every major sector lower on Tuesday, snapping a...

Global shares mixed after Wall Street rally on Huawei

Aug. 20, 2019 8:08 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Tuesday after rallying a day earlier on the U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers. Markets around the world have been swinging back and forth for months on incremental developments in the U.S.-China...

Asian shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

Aug. 20, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rallied on the U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers. That decision appeared to inspire a buying mood among investors eager for any signs of progress in the trade war...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Aug. 19, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

Stocks notched their third gain in a row Monday after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers. The move put investors eager for any signs of progress in the trade war between Washington and Beijing in a buying mood that drove a broad rally led by...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise again, led by technology

Aug. 19, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are notching their third gain in a row, powered by gains in technology companies after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers. Chipmakers did...

Global shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies

Aug. 19, 2019 8:16 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets recovered some further ground Monday after last week's turbulence when ongoing concerns about a trade war between the United States and China and an array of worries about waning growth across the world weighed heavily on sentiment. Last week, many stock indexes around...

Asian shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies

Aug. 19, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Monday, as investors continue to rejigger their read on President Donald Trump's trade war and growing worries about slowing economies around the world. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.6% in early trading to 20,532.95. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.8% to...