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In this photo taken from video provided by the New York Stock Exchange, Chief Security Officer Kevin Fitzgibbons rings the opening bell at the NYSE, while recognizing Randy Timmons in Albany, Ga., and thousands of employees of the Proctor & Gamble Company, Thursday, April 9, 2020. (New York Stock Exchange via AP)

Asian shares steady after Wall St caps best week since 1974

Apr. 10, 2020 2:31 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares are steady in quiet Good Friday trading after Wall Street closed out its best week in 45 years thanks to the Federal Reserve's titanic effort to support the economy through the coronavirus crisis. Many regional markets were closed for Easter weekend holidays. Japan's Nikkei 225...

In this photo taken from video provided by the New York Stock Exchange, Chief Security Officer Kevin Fitzgibbons rings the opening bell at the NYSE, while recognizing Randy Timmons in Albany, Ga., and thousands of employees of the Proctor & Gamble Company, Thursday, April 9, 2020. (New York Stock Exchange via AP)

Asian shares steady after Wall St caps best week since 1974

Apr. 9, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares are steady in quiet Good Friday trading after Wall Street closed out its best week in 45 years thanks to the Federal Reserve's titanic effort to support the economy through the coronavirus crisis. Many regional markets were closed. Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1% lower to...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Apr. 9, 2020 4:56 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, rounding out the best week for the benchmark S&P 500 index since 1974. Investors welcomed a new effort by the Federal Reserve to support the economy through the coronavirus outbreak. The central bank announced programs to provide up to $2.3 trillion in...

Shoppers walk in and out of a Meijer store for grocery shopping during the coronavirus outbreak as they wear masks and gloves in Arlington Heights, Ill., Thursday, April 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Panic grocery buying slows; iPhone sales plummeted in March

Apr. 9, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ___________________ GLOBAL SHOCK: There is no place on earth inhabited by humans that is not being hit by...

S&P 500 closes out its best week since 1974 after Federal Reserve takes more aggressive action to support the economy

Apr. 9, 2020 4:04 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — S&P 500 closes out its best week since 1974 after Federal Reserve takes more aggressive action to support the economy.

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve takes more aggressive action to support the economy

Apr. 9, 2020 9:32 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve takes more aggressive action to support the economy.
A currency trader watches computer monitors near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 9, 2020. Asian shares are mixed, with Tokyo lower, as an overnight rally on Wall Street faded.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Asian shares mixed, Tokyo lower as Wall Street rally fades

Apr. 9, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after a 3.4% gain on Wall Street overnight as investors chose a positive focus for data about the coronavirus outbreak’s trajectory. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.4% after the central bank governor said the economy faces...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Apr. 8, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday as investors focused on the optimistic side of data about the trajectory of the coronavirus. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 3.4% amid signs that deaths and infections may be nearing a peak or plateau in some of the world's...

Stocks close 3.4% higher on Wall Street as investors focus on hopeful signs that coronavirus peak may be approaching

Apr. 8, 2020 4:03 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks close 3.4% higher on Wall Street as investors focus on hopeful signs that coronavirus peak may be approaching.

Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street following weakness in Europe and Asia amid questions over virus toll

Apr. 8, 2020 9:34 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street following weakness in Europe and Asia amid questions over virus toll.