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Asian stocks climb, lifted by upbeat talk on China-US trade

Oct. 22, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are gaining in Asia after upbeat comments from President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on the status of trade negotiations with China. The Kospi in South Korea led gains, jumping 1.3% to 2,090.88, thanks to gains in technology companies overnight on Wall Street. Australia's...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Oct. 21, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday, led by gains in technology and financial services companies. The rally, which extended the market's gains of the past two weeks, came as investors found fresh reason for optimism as the U.S. and China continue negotiations aimed at resolving their costly trade...

Boeing shares extend slide after Wall Street downgrades

Oct. 21, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

Boeing's stock extended its slide following revelations about internal concern over a flight system tied to two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jetliner. Credit Suisse and UBS downgraded their ratings on Boeing's stock on Monday. Analysts cited Friday's disclosures that a senior Boeing pilot struggled while testing...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, led by tech companies, banks

Oct. 21, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing higher Monday, led by gains in technology companies and banks. The technology sector of the S&P 500 rose 1.1%, snapping a three-day losing streak. Apple rose 1.7%. Intel gained 1.5%....

World shares gain on upbeat comment on China-US trade talks

Oct. 21, 2019 7:34 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares rose after China's top trade negotiator said over the weekend that Beijing and Washington were making progress in trade talks. China's state-run Xinhua News Agency reported that Vice Premier Liu He told a conference in the southern city of Nanchang that the most recent trade...

Asian shares mixed amid uncertainties on Brexit, China trade

Oct. 21, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Monday amid uncertainties about Britain's exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained nearly 0.3% in early trading to 22,548.07. South Korea's Kospi picked up 0.2% to 2,065.68, while Hong...

Stocks end lower; S&P 500 notches 2nd straight weekly gain

Oct. 18, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

The S&P 500 index closed out an uneven week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday. Technology companies led the slide, which erased the major U.S. indexes' gains from the day before. Communication services, industrials and health care...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Oct. 18, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

The S&P 500 index closed out a choppy week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday. Technology companies led the slide, erasing some of the market's gains from a day earlier. Communication services, industrials and health care stocks also...

Markets Right Now: Technology stocks lead US indexes lower

Oct. 18, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing lower Wall Street Friday, weighed down by losses in technology and communications companies. Microsoft lost 1.6% Friday, and Facebook gave up 2.4%. Makers of consumer products were bucking the...

Stocks slip as first big week of earnings heads to a finish

Oct. 18, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street Friday, weighed down by losses in technology companies. The market is still on track for its second weekly gain after three straight losing weeks. Investors are also absorbing the latest economic data showing that growth in China sank to a...