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Asia stocks mixed after Wall St falls on Biden tax report

Apr. 23, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street fell following a report that President Joe Biden will propose raising taxes on the wealthiest investors. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul rose while Tokyo and Sydney retreated. Wall...

Asia stocks mixed after Wall St falls on Biden tax report

Apr. 23, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street fell following a report that President Joe Biden will propose raising taxes on wealthy investors. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul rose while Tokyo and Sydney retreated. Wall...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Apr. 22, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Thursday after dropping in afternoon trading on a report that President Biden will propose a hefty tax increase on the gains wealthy individuals reap from investments. The S&P 500 lost 0.9%. Big Tech companies like Apple and...

Asian shares rebound after advance on Wall Street

Apr. 21, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were higher on Thursday after a broad advance on Wall Street led by technology companies and banks. Shares rose in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney but were flat in Shanghai. U.S. futures edged lower. Japan's Nikkei 225...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Apr. 21, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

Stocks ended broadly higher on Wall Street after steadily gaining throughout the day. The S&P 500 index added 0.9% Wednesday following its first back-to-back loss since March. Technology companies and banks helped lead the way higher. Communications stocks were among...

Asian shares slide after tech, bank sell-off on Wall Street

Apr. 20, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street closed lower for a second straight day, led by drops in technology companies and banks. Worsening coronavirus outbreaks in Asia have cast a shadow over prospects for a rebound from the pandemic....

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Apr. 20, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street, led by drops in technology companies and banks. The S&P 500 gave back 0.7%, pulling the index further below the record high it set on Friday. Small-company stocks, which have been beating the rest of the market in recent months,...

Asian stock markets mixed after Wall St decline

Apr. 20, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street was pulled lower by tech stock declines. Tokyo and Hong Kong retreated while Shanghai and Seoul gained. Overnight, Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index lost 0.5%. Banks,...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Apr. 19, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Monday, pulling major indexes below the latest record highs they reached last week. The S&P 500 fell 0.5% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 1%. Small-company stocks did worse than the rest of the market. Technology stocks had...

Asian shares mixed amid cautious outlook for global economy

Apr. 18, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Monday amid cautious optimism about a global rebound from the coronavirus pandemic. Japan's benchmark quickly lost early gains and fell 0.1% to 29,642.79, the first market reaction after a summit by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga...