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Asian shares mostly decline echoing US slide on rate worries

Sep. 25, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday, reflecting pessimism over weakness on Wall Street as the squeeze by central banks around the world to curb inflation weighs on investor sentiment. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 2.1% in morning trading to 26,587.08....

Dow sinks to 2022 low as recession fears roil world markets

Sep. 23, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

Stocks fell sharply worldwide Friday on worries an already slowing global economy could fall into recession as central banks raise the pressure with additional interest rate hikes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.6%, closing at its lowest level since late 2020. The S&P...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday 9/23/2022

Sep. 23, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

Markets sold off around the world on mounting signs the global economy is weakening just as central banks raise the pressure even more with additional hikes to interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its lowest point of the year Friday. The S&P 500 fell 1.7%,...

Stocks end sharply lower on Wall Street as markets worry that high rates will hurt economies; Dow hits a 2022 low

Sep. 23, 2022 16:09 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks end sharply lower on Wall Street as markets worry that high rates will hurt economies; Dow hits a 2022 low.

Former Chinese deputy police minister sentenced for graft

Sep. 23, 2022 05:54 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A former deputy police minister who was accused of leading a crime gang of government officials was given a death sentence with a two-year reprieve Friday on charges of manipulating the stock market, taking bribes and other offenses, in a case that involved at least two former...

Asian stocks slide for 3rd day on economic growth fears

Sep. 22, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell for a third day Friday after more rate hikes by the Federal Reserve and other central banks to control persistent inflation spurred fears of a possible global recession. Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney declined. Oil prices edged lower....

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday 9/22/2022

Sep. 22, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street, deepening their losses for the week, as central banks around the world raised interest rates to fight inflation. The S&P 500 fell 0.8% Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about half as much, and the Nasdaq composite lost 1.4%. ...

Asia stocks follow Wall St down as Fed fights inflation

Sep. 21, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered another big interest rate hike to cool galloping inflation and raised its outlook for more. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney declined. Oil prices gained. ...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday 9/21/2022

Sep. 21, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

Wall Street closed sharply lower after the Federal Reserve stepped up its fight against inflation by raising interest rates. The S&P 500 lost 1.7% Wednesday, as did the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Fed’s fifth rate hike of the year came in as expected, three-quarters of a...

Stocks close lower ahead of Fed decision on interest rates

Sep. 20, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

Stocks finished broadly lower Tuesday as Wall Street, increasingly anxious about the slowing economy, looks ahead to a widely expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve in its bid to squash the highest inflation in decades. The S&P 500 index fell 1.1%, as more than 90% of...