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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jan. 21, 2022 16:08 PM EST

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for March delivery fell $1.76 to $85.14 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for March delivery fell 49 cents to $87.89. a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery fell 2 cents to $2.44 a gallon. February heating oil rose 2 cents to $2.69 a gallon. February...

Asian shares slide after more losses on Wall Street

Jan. 20, 2022 23:06 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were lower in Asia on Friday after a late afternoon sell-off wiped out gains for stocks on Wall Street. Tokyo fell 1.4% after Toyota Motor Corp. announced production cuts due to parts shortages. Other major regional markets also fell. Oil prices slipped,...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jan. 20, 2022 15:14 PM EST

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for February delivery fell 6 cents to $86.90 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude for March delivery fell 6 cents to $88.38. a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery was unchanged at $2.46 a gallon. February heating oil fell 2 cents to $2.67 a gallon....

Japan's imports hit record highs on surging energy prices

Jan. 20, 2022 02:37 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s exports and imports both reached record highs in December, largely because of surging oil prices and a weaker yen, the government said Thursday. Japan’s imports last month surged 41% from the same month a year earlier. Exports rose 17.5% from the previous...

Asian stocks rise after China rate cuts, Japan export gain

Jan. 19, 2022 22:20 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday after China cut interest rates to shore up flagging economic growth and Japan reported a double-digit rise in exports. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced. On Wall Street, the benchmark S&P...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jan. 19, 2022 15:43 PM EST

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for February delivery rose $1.53 to $86.96 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for March delivery rose 93 cents to $88.44. a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery rose 3 cents to $2.46 a gallon. February heating oil rose 2 cents to $2.69 a gallon....

Asian shares mostly lower after retreat on Wall Street

Jan. 18, 2022 23:07 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell in cautious trading on Wednesday after stocks on Wall Street sank to a new low for the year. Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney were lower while Hong Kong edged higher. Technology shares led the decline Tuesday on Wall Street....

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jan. 18, 2022 15:36 PM EST

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for February delivery rose $1.61 to $85.43 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude for March delivery rose $1.03 to $87.51. a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery rose 1 cent to $2.43 a gallon. February heating oil rose 4 cents to $2.67 a gallon. February...

Asia shares mostly higher after US holiday; BOJ stands pat

Jan. 17, 2022 23:16 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday in the absence of big market-moving news following a national holiday in the U.S. The Bank of Japan wrapped up a two-day policy meeting with no major changes. The benchmark interest rate remains at a longstanding minus 0.1%. ...

World shares mixed after China reports slowing growth

Jan. 17, 2022 03:31 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mixed on Monday after China reported that its economy expanded at an 8.1% annual pace in 2021, though growth slowed to half that level in the last quarter. Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Shanghai advanced while Hong Kong and Seoul declined. ...