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World shares advance as investors await US-China trade moves

Nov. 12, 2019 6:10 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mostly higher Tuesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average notched another record high. Investors are awaiting fresh news on progress in negotiations on the trade dispute between Beijing and Washington. That could come later in the day, when President Donald Trump is...

Stocks mixed as uncertainty reigns in US-China trade talks

Nov. 11, 2019 11:40 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as investors awaited cues on trade talks between China and the U.S. The next hints on progress in the negotiations between Beijing and Washington could come later in the day, when Trump is scheduled to give a speech on trade and economic policy at the...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Nov. 11, 2019 4:35 PM EST

U.S. stocks mostly sank on Monday as uncertainty continues to hang over U.S.-China trade talks, or at least over investors' perception of them. President Donald Trump said over the weekend that reports about U.S. willingness to lift tariffs were "incorrect," only two days after a Chinese official said both sides...

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on uncertainty over trade

Nov. 11, 2019 4:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street Monday as traders look for clarity on the status of trade talks between the U.S. and China. Comments from President Trump on Saturday created some uncertainty about...

China-US trade uncertainty weighs on global stocks

Nov. 11, 2019 7:58 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Shares around the world fell Monday as hopes for a breakthrough in the trade war between the United States and China diminished after President Donald Trump said Washington had not agreed to gradually roll back tariffs as negotiations progress. Hopes were shaken when Trump on Friday dismissed...

Asian shares decline on renewed China-US trade worries

Nov. 11, 2019 12:09 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war saga. Hong Kong led the retreat, with the Hang Seng falling 2.1% to 27,062.49 by mid-morning after a police officer wounded a protester in a shooting. Demonstrators blocked subway...

Late push sends S&P 500 index to another record high close

Nov. 8, 2019 4:49 PM EST

Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses through Friday amid conflicting signals about the progress being made by negotiators in the U.S.-China trade war. The S&P 500 and Treasury yields fell after President Donald Trump said he had not agreed to roll back any tariffs, but a late push in the afternoon...

Stocks push past latest trade-war confusion to more records

Nov. 8, 2019 4:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped another week of healthy gains on Friday, but it ended on more of a befuddled note than a bang as confusion about the U.S.-China trade war hung over the market. Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses through the day amid conflicting signals about the progress...

Markets Right Now: Stocks edge up to more record highs

Nov. 8, 2019 4:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending a wobbly day slightly higher on Wall Street as traders try to parse conflicting signals about how much progress is being made in resolving the U.S.-China trade war. The modest gains Friday were...

Uncertainty over US-China trade keeps markets in check

Nov. 8, 2019 8:11 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Uncertainty about a possible U.S.-Chinese agreement to roll back tariffs in their trade war kept global markets in check Friday. Though the two sides have agreed to reduce some punitive tariffs on each other's goods, the full extent of the rollback wasn't clear. A Chinese spokesman announced...