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Global markets rebound after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

Aug. 14, 2018 5:14 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Most global stock markets rebounded Tuesday after Wall Street slid on worries Turkey's currency crisis will hurt other emerging markets. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX rose 0.7 percent to 12,441.97 and France's CAC 40 gained 0.4 percent to 5,432.48. London's FTSE 100 added...

Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

Aug. 14, 2018 12:25 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street declined as Turkey's central bank struggled to contain a currency crisis that is feeding fears about other emerging markets. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.5 percent to 2,771.81 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost...

World markets unnerved by Turkey's financial turmoil

Aug. 10, 2018 7:36 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — World stock markets fell Friday, particularly in Europe, as investors worried about the financial stability of Turkey, where the currency has nosedived. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 1.7 percent to 12,466 and the CAC 40 in France fell 1.2 percent to 5,436. Britain's FTSE 100 sank 0.6...

Asian shares slip despite upbeat Japanese economic data

Aug. 10, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were lower in Asia on Friday, tracking losses on Wall Street, despite the release of data showing Japan's economy resumed its longtime expansion in the last quarter. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.7 percent 22,444.10 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gave up 0.5 percent to...

Global stock markets ease ahead of Wall Street open

Aug. 9, 2018 7:49 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Thursday with European stocks trading lower after Chinese markets finished with sharp gains, as investors focus on developments in the trade dispute between the United States and China. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.7 percent to 7,721...

Asian markets mixed as trade spat in focus, oil stabilizes

Aug. 8, 2018 11:16 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed on Thursday with Chinese stocks outperforming the region, as investors watched the latest developments on trade. Prices of oil stabilized. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 22,584.18 while South Korea's Kospi inched down 0.2...

World stocks edge up amid corporate news, US-China spat

Aug. 8, 2018 7:32 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday as investors focused on corporate news and looked past the U.S. decision to follow through with plans to put higher tariffs on $16 billion in Chinese exports. KEEPING SCORE: In Germany, the DAX was up 0.3 percent to 12,688, while France's CAC 40 was...

Asian shares mixed after new US tariffs put on China exports

Aug. 8, 2018 1:11 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after the U.S. followed through with plans to put higher tariffs on $16 billion in Chinese exports. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4 percent to 22,749.27 and the Shanghai Composite index fell 0.3 percent to 2,770.49. Hong...

Stocks rise on company earnings, oil gains on Iran sanctions

Aug. 7, 2018 6:44 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday as investors looked past U.S.-China trade tensions and the price of oil increased after the U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,701 and France's CAC 40 advanced 0.7 percent to 5,516. London's FTSE 100...

US stocks rise as companies that pay big dividends surge

Aug. 3, 2018 4:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Friday after the Labor Department said hiring remained solid in July and strong quarterly earnings continued to boost the market. U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs last month, fewer than analysts expected. But the Labor Department said more jobs were added in May and June...