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Asian shares advance after meager gains on Wall Street

Dec. 6, 2019 12:08 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares swung higher in Asia on Friday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street as investors awaited a U.S. government jobs report and kept an eye out for developments in China-U.S. trade talks. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.7% to 26,389.36, while the Nikkei 225 in Japan picked up...

Asian shares advance after meager gains on Wall Street

Dec. 5, 2019 11:22 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares swung higher in Asia on Friday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street as investors awaited a U.S. government jobs report and kept an eye out for developments in China-U.S. trade talks. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.7% to 26,401.47, while the Nikkei 225 in Japan picked up...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Dec. 5, 2019 5:10 PM EST

Stocks closed slightly higher on Wall Street Thursday as investors looked ahead to a key government report on jobs and kept an eye on developments in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Gains for technology companies and banks outweighed losses in energy and other sectors. Bond yields rose. On Thursday:...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end a wobbly day slightly higher

Dec. 5, 2019 4:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending a wobbly day slightly higher on Wall Street as traders wait for more news on trade talks between the U.S. and China. Gains for technology companies and banks outweighed losses in energy and other...

Global shares rise on optimism about US-China trade deal

Dec. 5, 2019 8:27 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares mostly rose Thursday amid renewed hopes that a U.S. trade deal with China may be near despite recent tough talk from President Donald Trump. After Asian markets largely closed higher, France’s CAC 40 added nearly 0.7% to 5,839, while Germany’s DAX inched up less...

Asian shares rise on optimism about US-China trade deal

Dec. 4, 2019 9:51 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were rising Thursday amid renewed hopes a U.S. trade deal with China may be nearing, despite tough recent talk from President Donald Trump. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.7% to 23,300.03 in early trading, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added nearly 1.0% to...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Dec. 4, 2019 5:08 PM EST

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street, gaining back some of the ground they lost over the previous three trading days. Health care and financial stocks were among the biggest winners Wednesday as traders became more hopeful that a trade deal between the U.S. and China was making progress. On Wednesday: The...

Markets Right Now: Renewed trade hopes send stocks higher

Dec. 4, 2019 4:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, gaining back some of the ground they've lost over the previous three trading days. Technology and industrial companies were among the biggest winners Wednesday as traders...

Expedia replaces CEO, CFO after fight over reorganization

Dec. 4, 2019 12:04 PM EST

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Expedia says its CEO and chief financial officer have quit after clashing with the board over strategy, and Chairman Barry Diller will help run the travel company while it searches for permanent replacements. The company said Wednesday that the resignations of CEO Mark Okerstrom and...

Global stocks turn higher on renewed trade hopes

Dec. 4, 2019 8:29 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets turned higher on Wednesday on hopes that negotiations toward a U.S.-China trade deal are proceeding despite tough rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump. Sentiment improved during European trading hours, with indexes and Wall Street futures pushing higher. Trump said...