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Asian shares mostly higher after Wall St sets new records

Jul. 12, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia are mostly higher after a turbulent day on Wall Street ended with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 27,000 for the first time. Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1% higher to 21,674.14 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.5% to 28,575.96. The Shanghai Composite...

Markets Right Now: Weeklong stock market rally fizzles out

Jun. 21, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended a wobbly day slightly lower on Wall Street as a weeklong rally fizzled out. The modest losses Friday came a day after the S&P 500 set a record closing high. On Friday the Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Asian shares retreat after S&P 500 hits fresh record close

Jun. 21, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Friday after a broad rally for stocks drove the S&P 500 index to an all-time high as weak manufacturing data from Japan helped dampen investor sentiment. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.8% to 21,286.49 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong dropped 0.3% to 28,476.75....

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 index closes at a record high

Jun. 20, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The S&P 500 is closing at a record high and has erased all of a steep pullback it suffered in May. The rally Thursday came as investors balanced optimism over the possibility that the Federal Reserve could cut...

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.6%, on Fed rate cut talk

Jun. 20, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were higher on Thursday, with the Shanghai benchmark up 2.6%, after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it's prepared to cut interest rates if needed to shield the U.S. economy from trade conflicts or other threats. The Thursday tracked modest gains on Wall Street. The 10-year...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Jun. 19, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

Stocks rose modestly on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it is prepared to cut interest rates if needed to shore up the economy. The bond market had a more pronounced reaction to the Fed's announcement Wednesday. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.03%, its lowest level since...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as Fed signals lower rates

Jun. 19, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks rose modestly on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it is prepared to cut interest rates if needed to shore up the economy. The bond market had a more pronounced reaction to the Fed's...

The Latest: Fed sees no risk to dollar from cryptocurrencies

Jun. 19, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is downplaying the possibility that digital currencies such as Facebook's planned "Libra" could supplant government-backed dollars any time soon. Powell tells...

Markets Right Now: Stocks climb, adding to recent gains

Jun. 17, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks built on their recent momentum on Wall Street but the gains were relatively modest and trading remained choppy. Facebook jumped 4.2% and Netflix added 3.2% Monday, leading the way higher among communications...

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall for the 2nd day in a row

Jun. 12, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending lower for the second day straight, dragged down by losses in technology companies and banks. Energy companies also fell Wednesday as the price of crude oil continued to decline. Investors shifted...