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Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street skids, China slows

Oct. 18, 2018 11:52 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.1 percent to 22,411.33 and Seoul's Kospi shed 0.3 percent to 2,141.06. The Shanghai Composite Index was flat...

Asian shares up on hopes that US, China will solve dispute

Oct. 16, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government reported inflation rose for the fourth straight month. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.3 percent to 22,317.06. The Kospi in South Korea recovered 0.1 percent to 2,145.71....

Asian markets rally ahead of US Fed rate hike

Sep. 25, 2018 11:37 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose on Wednesday as traders awaited a third interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve for this year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose less than 0.1 percent to 23,953.98. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index, which reopened after a holiday, jumped 1.5 percent to 27,914.26....

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Sep. 25, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Tuesday as rising interest rates hurt shares of companies that pay big dividends and higher oil prices affected transportation and shipping companies. The S&P 500 fell for the third day in a row. On Tuesday: The S&P 500 index slid 3.81 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,915.56....

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes end mixed

Sep. 19, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing mixed on Wall Street as gains for banks are offset by losses elsewhere in the market. Bond yields climbed to the highest level in four months Wednesday, sending bank shares higher and weighing on...

Small-company stocks shine on an otherwise ho-hum day

Sep. 14, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks hardly moved Friday as the market wrapped up a solid week. Smaller companies rose following signs of sustained economic growth and reports that more tariffs on Chinese goods could be on the way. Stocks rose in early trading after the Federal Reserve said production of cars and...

Asian markets fall as US, China renew tariff threat

Sep. 7, 2018 12:07 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday as the U.S. and China moved closer to imposing tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods, sounding a call of caution in the markets. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 tumbled 1.0 percent to 22,264.11 and the Kospi in South...

Report: CBS, National Amusements in talks to settle case

Sep. 5, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that CBS and its parent company National Amusements are in talks to settle pending litigation over who controls the broadcaster. CBS and National Amusements, run by media mogul Shari Redstone, have been duking it out in court since May when CBS attempted...

Asian stock markets mostly higher after Wall Street gain

Aug. 28, 2018 11:27 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets edged higher Wednesday after Wall Street gained on strength in technology and retailing shares. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 22,927.35 points and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 22 points to 28,373.74. The Shanghai Composite Index was off 2 points at...