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Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

Jun. 20, 2018 5:19 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian and European stocks rose on Wednesday as investors rallied around signs that the global economy was on track, amid heated exchanges between the world's two largest economies over trade. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. Germany's DAX rose 0.4 percent to 12,727.61...

Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

Jun. 19, 2018 11:26 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened to impose on one another, focusing on positive housing data instead. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose less than 0.1 percent to 22,287.42 and South Korea's Kospi...

GE to end more than 100-year run on Dow; Walgreens added

Jun. 19, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the conglomerate's more than 100-year run in the 30-company blue chip index. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Tuesday that GE will be removed from the index before the open of trading next Tuesday. Its...

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on fresh worries over trade

Jun. 19, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. The Dow Jones industrial average is closing with its sixth straight loss Tuesday as worries about a U.S.-China trade dispute hit stock indexes around the globe. The Dow is down 287 points, or 1.1 percent, to...

The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

Jun. 19, 2018 11:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 11:14 a.m. The top White House trade adviser, Peter Navarro, says Beijing "may have underestimated the resolve of President Donald J. Trump" by refusing to meet U.S. demands on trade and by threatening to retaliate against...

Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun. 19, 2018 7:01 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets fell Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with China over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was down a sharp 1.3 percent to 12,673 and France's CAC 40 fell...

Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun. 18, 2018 11:37 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 2.3 percent to 2,953.54 points and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 2...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Jun. 18, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

U.S. stocks shrugged off early losses and wound up with a mixed finish Monday. Household goods companies took some of the worst losses as the S&P 500 index fell for the third time in four days. On Monday: The S&P 500 index lost 5.91 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,773.75. The Dow Jones industrial average...

Markets Right Now: Stocks look to recover from early skid

Jun. 18, 2018 4:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing mixed Monday after recovering from early losses. Energy stocks helped the comeback. Chevron gained 1.5 percent, getting a boost from a 1.2 percent rise in the price of U.S. crude oil. Some big...

World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

Jun. 18, 2018 7:42 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stocks dropped Monday on concerns over trade as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants threatened the German government. Markets in China and Hong Kong were closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX lost 1.3 percent...