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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 15, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell $2.68 to $89.41 a barrel Monday. Brent crude for October delivery fell $3.05 to $95.10 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 10 cents to $2.95 a gallon. September heating oil fell 8 cents to $3.44 a gallon....

Japan economy grows 2.2% in 2Q on revived consumer spending

Aug. 15, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s economy grew at an annual rate of 2.2% in the April-June quarter, the government said Monday, as consumer spending rebounded with the gradual lifting of pandemic precautions. After keeping its borders closed to most travelers throughout the pandemic, Japan...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 12, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell $2.25 to $92.09 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for October delivery fell $1.45 to $98.15 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 2 cents to $3.05 a gallon. September heating oil rose 4 cents to $3.52 a gallon....

Asian shares mixed after new signs of cooling inflation

Aug. 12, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed Friday in Asia after a muddled day on Wall Street, where benchmarks meandered following another encouraging report about inflation. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 surged 2.5%, catching up on gains after being closed Thursday for a holiday. Hong Kong and...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 11, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $2.41 to $94.34 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude for October delivery rose $2.20 to $99.60 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery was unchanged at $3.07 a gallon. September heating oil rose 7 cents to...

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on cooling inflation

Aug. 11, 2022 00:18 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced Thursday in Asia after benchmarks closed at three-month highs on Wall Street as investors cheered a report showing inflation cooled more than expected in July. Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul saw gains of more than 1%. Tokyo was closed for a holiday....

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 10, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $1.43 to $91.93 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for October delivery rose $1.09 to $97.40 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 11 cents to $3.07 a gallon. September heating oil rose 8 cents to $3.41 a gallon....

Asian stocks fall ahead of US inflation

Aug. 10, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower Wednesday ahead of U.S. inflation data that traders worry will show upward pressure on prices still is too strong for the Federal Reserve to ease off interest rate hikes. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul declined. Oil...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 09, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 26 cents to $90.50 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude for October delivery fell 34 cents to $96.31 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 7 cents to $2.96 a gallon. September heating oil rose 15 cents to $3.33 a...

Asian shares mostly decline on global technology downturn

Aug. 08, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Tuesday amid a global fall in technology shares, including Japan's SoftBank, which has reported hefty losses caused by the market downturn. Such worries are coming on top of concerns about inflation and what central banks might do to curb...