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Stocks waver on Wall Street, U.K. bond yields fall back

Sep. 28, 2022 09:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bond markets around the world are relaxing after London’s central bank pledged to do whatever’s needed to restore calm in its financial markets. Stocks are still wavering as a possible recession and a long list of other worries continue to hang over Wall Street. The S&P...

Asian shares sharply lower after wobbly day on Wall Street

Sep. 27, 2022 23:45 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares tumbled Wednesday after a wobbly day ended with mixed results on Wall Street as markets churn over the prospect of a possible recession. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index sank 2.2% to 25,984.51 while the Kospi in Seoul lost 2.8% to 2,161.86. In Sydney, the...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday 9/27/2022

Sep. 27, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

Stocks ended a wobbly day with mixed results on Wall Street as markets continue to be unstable amid worries about a possible recession. The volatile trading came a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average followed other major U.S. indexes into a bear market. The S&P 500 slipped...

Asian shares mixed after Dow falls into bear market

Sep. 26, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

Stocks were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after closing broadly lower on Wall Street, where the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell into what’s known as a bear market. Tokyo, Sydney and Shanghai advanced while Hong Kong and Seoul declined. U.S. futures rose and oil prices also were...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday 9/26/2022

Sep. 26, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

Stocks fell on Wall Street and put major indexes deeper into a slump as recession fears grow. The S&P 500 fell 1% Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq also fell. The losses were broad and included banks, health care companies and retailers. The...

Dow sinks to 2022 low as recession fears roil world markets

Sep. 23, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

Stocks fell sharply worldwide Friday on worries an already slowing global economy could fall into recession as central banks raise the pressure with additional interest rate hikes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.6%, closing at its lowest level since late 2020. The S&P...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday 9/23/2022

Sep. 23, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

Markets sold off around the world on mounting signs the global economy is weakening just as central banks raise the pressure even more with additional hikes to interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its lowest point of the year Friday. The S&P 500 fell 1.7%,...

Stocks end sharply lower on Wall Street as markets worry that high rates will hurt economies; Dow hits a 2022 low

Sep. 23, 2022 16:09 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks end sharply lower on Wall Street as markets worry that high rates will hurt economies; Dow hits a 2022 low.

Former Chinese deputy police minister sentenced for graft

Sep. 23, 2022 05:54 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A former deputy police minister who was accused of leading a crime gang of government officials was given a death sentence with a two-year reprieve Friday on charges of manipulating the stock market, taking bribes and other offenses, in a case that involved at least two former...

Asian stocks slide for 3rd day on economic growth fears

Sep. 22, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell for a third day Friday after more rate hikes by the Federal Reserve and other central banks to control persistent inflation spurred fears of a possible global recession. Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney declined. Oil prices edged lower....