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Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war fears

Jul. 18, 2019 2:45 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Thursday after President Donald Trump reignited trade fears by saying he could impose more tariffs on Chinese imports. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney all declined. Trump alarmed investors by saying he had $325 billion of...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war fears

Jul. 17, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets on Thursday followed Wall Street lower after President Donald Trump reignited trade fears by saying he could impose more tariffs on Chinese imports. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney all declined. Oil rebounded from the previous day's losses. Trump...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Jul. 17, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

Stock indexes extended losses into a second day as a sharp drop in railroad operator CSX pulled other industrial companies broadly lower. Banks also fell as investors worry that lower interest rates will hurt their profits going forward. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower. Utilities and health care were the...

Markets Right Now: Industrial stocks help pull indexes lower

Jul. 17, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stock indexes are closing lower for the second day in a row as a sharp drop in railroad operator CSX pulled other industrial companies broadly lower. Banks also fell Wednesday as investors worry that lower interest...

Global stocks mostly fall as Wall Street ends winning streak

Jul. 17, 2019 7:48 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares drifted lower Wednesday as investors await another batch of corporate earnings following Tuesday's mostly disappointing results, which put an end to Wall Street's five-day winning streak. The latest round of U.S. corporate financial reports ramps up this week and investors have...

Asian stocks mixed as Wall Street ends 5-day winning streak

Jul. 16, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday as Wall Street ended a five-day winning streak after the first big round of corporate earnings reports. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 0.4% to 21,445.03 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.4% to 6,667.60. South Korea's Kospi dipped...

Wells Fargo 2Q results beat Street estimates

Jul. 16, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wells Fargo reported better-than-expected earnings despite lower interest income in the second quarter, a potential concern for investors with a Fed interest rate cut likely on the horizon. Shares in the consumer banking giant slid 3%. Wells Fargo & Co., still under growth...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Jul. 16, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street, breaking a five-day winning streak for the S&P 500 index. Technology companies posted some of the biggest losses Tuesday. Some banks rose after reporting results that beat analysts' forecasts. Earnings reporting season is getting into full swing for U.S....

Markets Right Now: Stocks break a 5-day winning streak

Jul. 16, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street, breaking a five-day winning streak for the S&P 500 index. Technology companies posted some of the biggest losses Tuesday. Microsoft lost 1.3%. Some banks rose after...

Global shares edge up on upbeat US earnings reports

Jul. 16, 2019 8:34 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher on Tuesday after several major U.S. companies reported quarterly earnings that were better than expected. France's CAC 40 was up 0.6% to 5,611, while Germany's DAX was 0.4% higher at 12,432. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.5% to 7,566. U.S. shares looked set...