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An employee of a bank wearing a face mask watches the computer monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Asian shares surged Tuesday after a rally in U.S. stocks, mostly spurred by health care companies' announcements of developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street health-care-led rally

Mar. 30, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares surged Tuesday after a rally in U.S. stocks, mostly spurred by health care companies' announcements of developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.8% in morning trading to 19,243.91. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 2.0% to...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Mar. 30, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil fell $1.42 to close at $20.09 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell $2.17 to $22.76 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 1 cent to 59 cents a gallon. Heating oil fell 5 cents to $1.02 a gallon. Natural gas rose 2 cents to $1.69 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold fell $3 to...

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, March 30, 2020. Asian shares started the week with further losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many parts of the world.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Asian shares extend losses as toll from pandemic surges

Mar. 29, 2020 10:52 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares started the week with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many parts of the world. Japan's benchmark dropped almost 4% and other regional markets were mostly lower. Shares in...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Mar. 27, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil fell $1.09 to close at $21.51 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell $1.41 to $24.93 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to 57 cents a gallon. Heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.07 a gallon. Natural gas fell cent to $1.63 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold fell $26.20 to...

A woman looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, March 27, 2020. Shares are mostly higher in Asia after stocks surged again on Wall Street with the approaching approval of a massive coronavirus relief bill by Congress.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Asian shares advance after stimulus surge on Wall Street

Mar. 26, 2020 11:39 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced on Friday in Asia after Wall Street logged a third straight day of gains with the approaching congressional approval of a massive coronavirus relief bill. Tokyo and Seoul jumped 1.2% and Shanghai added 0.6%, while stocks fell in Australia. Wall Street appeared to shrug off...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Mar. 26, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil fell $1.89 to close at $22.60 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell $1.05 to $26.34 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline fell 1 cent to 54 cents a gallon. Heating oil fell 5 cents to $1.05 a gallon. Natural gas fell 2 cents to $1.64 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold rose...

In this image provided by Jonathan Corpina, Jonathan Corpina, Senior Managing Partner at Meridian Equity Partners Inc., who normally works on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor, works in his home office in Armonk, NY., Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Stocks are wobbling in tentative trading Wednesday as a historic, worldwide rally downshifts dramatically after just a day. (Danielle Corpina/Courtesy Jonathan Corpina via AP)

Stocks have first back-to-back gains since sell-off began

Mar. 26, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Thursday after Wall Street gained as U.S. lawmakers wrangled over a proposed $2 trillion virus aid package. Market benchmarks in Tokyo and Shanghai declined. Australia and Southeast Asian markets gained. Jakarta jumped 10%. New York futures were lower, with the...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Mar. 25, 2020 3:39 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil rose 48 cents to close at $24.49 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, rose 24 cents to $27.39 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 10 cents to 55 cents a gallon. Heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.10 a gallon. Natural gas rose 1 cent to $1.66 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold...

A currency trader walks by screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Asian stock markets gained Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve promised support to the struggling economy as Congress delayed action on a $2 trillion coronavirus aid package. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Asian shares jump after Dow sees biggest gain since 1933

Mar. 24, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares opened sharply higher in Asia on Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 with Congress and the White House nearing a deal on injecting nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus. Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Mar. 24, 2020 4:23 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil rose 65 cents to close at $24.01 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, rose 12 cents to $27.15 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to 44 cents a gallon. Heating oil rose 6 cents to $1.08 a gallon. Natural gas 5 cents to $1.65 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold rose...