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Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

May. 22, 2018 1:27 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.4 percent to 3,201.11 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 shed 0.1 percent to 22,979.20. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 lost 0.8...

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

May. 21, 2018 10:30 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.2 percent to 3,208.20 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 lost 0.7 percent to 6,039.20. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 edged up 4...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

May. 21, 2018 4:35 PM EDT

Industrial and technology companies led stocks to solid gains Monday after the U.S. and China appeared to make significant progress in trade talks. That helped ease concerns among investors that the world's two biggest economies might be headed for a trade war. On Monday: The S&P 500 index picked up 20.04...

Markets Right Now: Relief over easing tensions lifts stocks

May. 21, 2018 4:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Signs of easing trade tensions between the U.S. and China sent stocks solidly higher on Wall Street, giving the Dow Jones industrial average its biggest gain in two weeks. Technology and industrial companies led the...

Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May. 21, 2018 8:14 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rose on Monday as the United States and China put a trade war on hold, clearing some uncertainty for investors. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.6 percent at 7,823 and France's CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 5,642. The German market was closed for a...

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May. 21, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 23,042.54. Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 1.2...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

May. 18, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

The major U.S. stock indexes finished mixed Friday as declines in banks and technology companies offset gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies also declined as crude oil prices closed lower. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower. Industrial and health care companies were among the big gainers. On...

US stock indexes cap choppy trading week with a mixed finish

May. 18, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

Despite a choppy week of trading and a mixed finish for U.S. stocks, the market extended its recent streak of relative calm Friday. The S&P 500, the market's benchmark index, notched its 10th day in a row without a gain or drop of 1 percent or more. That's the longest stretch going back to January 26, when...

Markets Right Now: Mixed finish for US stocks on Wall Street

May. 18, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. It was a mixed finish on Wall Street as declines in banks and technology companies offset gains elsewhere in the market. Citigroup lost 2.2 percent Friday, and chipmaker Intel fell 2.4 percent. Industrial companies...

Global stocks mixed on backdrop of US-China talks

May. 18, 2018 7:46 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials held a new round of talks seeking to avert a trade war between the world's two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent to 7,773 a day after closing at a record high, while...