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Stocks recover from tech sell-off, oil down on Trump warning

Nov. 13, 2018 6:55 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets stabilized Tuesday after a sell-off led by technology shares dragged Wall Street sharply lower the day before. The price of oil fell after U.S. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia should not cut production, as it had said it would. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX...

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street tech sell-off

Nov. 12, 2018 11:25 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks sank Tuesday after a tech sell-off dragged Wall Street lower. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 tumbled 3.2 percent to 21,554.45 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 1.1 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index was off 0.2 percent at 2,625.37 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 gave up 1.9...

Stock markets subdued as oil rises, breaking losing streak

Nov. 12, 2018 6:58 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets were subdued Monday as the price of oil rose and investors looked to the release of economic data by the U.S. and China that could show the effects of a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX lost 0.8 percent to 11,442 while...

Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

Nov. 11, 2018 10:35 PM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to 22,284.23. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.5 percent to 25,716.59. The Shanghai Composite...

Stocks skid as tech companies fall; oil plunge continues

Nov. 9, 2018 4:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row. Auto sales in China fell in October for the fourth month in a row and are down 13 percent from a year...

Stocks skid as oil plunge continues; tech sector also falls

Nov. 9, 2018 12:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Friday as technology and internet companies take steep losses. Energy companies are also lower as crude oil heads for its 10th drop in a row. The price of oil has been falling steadily since early October and is now trading at its lowest price since April, causing...

Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes

Nov. 9, 2018 7:17 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks and the price of oil fell Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest rates, tightening the supply of money that has supported markets in recent years. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX lost 0.7 percent to 11,442 and France's CAC 40 lost 1.1 percent...

Asian stock markets sink after Wall Street rally fades

Nov. 8, 2018 10:48 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Friday after a post-election Wall Street rally faded amid expectations of U.S. interest rate hikes despite the Federal Reserve's decision to hold off this week. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8 percent to 2,614.37 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 retreated...

World stocks settle after US election-inspired rally

Nov. 8, 2018 7:50 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets stabilized Thursday after rallying on the result of the U.S. midterm elections, which quelled fears of a drastic shift in policies. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX fell back 0.2 percent to 11,558 and the CAC 40 in France slipped 0.1 percent to 5,135. Britain's...

Asian shares rally on US midterms, soothing fears of shifts

Nov. 7, 2018 10:21 PM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections went as expected, soothing fears of a sudden shift on trade and economic policies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rallied 1.9 percent to 22,509.10, even as machinery orders slid a record 18.3 percent in September...