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A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Shares skidded in Asia on Tuesday after surging coronavirus cases and waning hopes for U.S. economic stimulus gave Wall Street its worst day in a month. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

World shares slip after Wall St's worst day in a month

Oct. 27, 2020 4:47 AM EDT

Shares skidded in Europe and Asia on Tuesday after surging coronavirus cases and waning hopes for U.S. economic stimulus gave Wall Street its worst day in a month. Stock benchmarks fell in Paris, London, Hong Kong, Sydney and Seoul. Tokyo was flat. Shanghai recovered from early losses to edge higher. Overnight,...

A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Shares skidded in Asia on Tuesday after surging coronavirus cases and waning hopes for U.S. economic stimulus gave Wall Street its worst day in a month. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian shares slip after Wall St's worst day in a month

Oct. 27, 2020 12:10 AM EDT

Shares skidded in Asia on Tuesday after surging coronavirus cases and waning hopes for U.S. economic stimulus gave Wall Street its worst day in a month. Stock benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Sydney. Shares were flat in South Korea, where economic growth data were slightly better than expected. ...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 26, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery fell $1.29 to $38.56 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell $1.31 to $40.46 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 3 cents to $1.11 a gallon. November heating oil fell 3 cents to $1.12 a gallon. November natural gas rose 5 cents...

Pedestrian stand near an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Asian shares were little changed in muted trading Monday amid widespread uncertainty over what the U.S. presidential election will portend for markets and economic policy.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Asian shares little changed on uncertainty over US election

Oct. 25, 2020 11:47 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were little changed in muted trading Monday amid widespread uncertainty over what the U.S. presidential election will portend for markets and economic policy. Investors remain worried over surging cases and deaths related to COVID-19, especially in parts of the U.S. and Europe,...

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020 file photo, pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange.  Stocks are mixed on Wall Street, following gains in European markets, as more U.S. companies report encouraging results for the summer earnings period. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

US stocks shake off a wobbly start and end mostly higher

Oct. 23, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday, though the S&P 500 posted its first weekly loss in four weeks. The benchmark index eked out a 0.3% gain after another day of wobbly trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished with a small loss. Gains in communication services, health care and other...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 23, 2020 3:38 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery fell 79 cents to $39.85 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell 69 cents to $41.77 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 2 cents to $1.14 a gallon. November heating oil fell 1 cent to $1.15 a gallon. November natural gas fell 4...

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after President Donald Trump and his challenger former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in their second and final debate before the Nov. 3 election. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Asian shares, US futures gain after last Trump-Biden debate

Oct. 23, 2020 1:50 AM EDT

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after President Donald Trump and his challenger former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in their second and final debate before the Nov. 3 election. Stocks rose in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul but fell in Shanghai. Sydney's benchmark ended flat. In their debate late...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 22, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery rose 61 cents to $40.64 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for December delivery rose 73 cents to $42.46 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery rose 2 cents to $1.16 a gallon. November heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.16 a gallon. November natural gas fell...

Pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in New York. Stocks are mostly lower in Asia after pandemic concerns snapped a four-day winning streak on Wall Street.  US stocks are drifting higher Wednesday, Oct. 21,  as negotiations continue in Washington on more aid for the economy, though prospects remain cloudy that anything can happen soon.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on lack of US aid plan

Oct. 21, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday as investors watched Washington for signs of whether political leaders can agree on an economic aid plan in the two weeks before the Nov. 3 presidential election. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul retreated. On Wall...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 21, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery fell $1.67 cents to $40.03 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell $1.43 to $41.73 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 5 cents to $1.14 a gallon. November heating oil fell 3 cents to $1.14 a gallon. November natural gas rose...