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Asian shares advance after meager gains on Wall Street

Dec. 5, 2019 11:22 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares swung higher in Asia on Friday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street as investors awaited a U.S. government jobs report and kept an eye out for developments in China-U.S. trade talks. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.7% to 26,401.47, while the Nikkei 225 in Japan picked up...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end a wobbly day slightly higher

Dec. 5, 2019 4:21 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 wait for more news on trade talks between the U.S. and China. Gains for technology companies and banks outweighed losses in energy and other...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end slightly higher on Wall Street

Nov. 22, 2019 4:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street after three days of losses as a week of worry about trade talks between the U.S. and China winds down. The modest gains Friday weren't enough to erase a weekly loss for the...

Markets Right Now: US stocks struggle to a mixed finish

Nov. 19, 2019 4:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks struggled to a mixed finish on Wall Street as steep drops in Kohl's and Home Depot offset gains elsewhere in the market. Kohl's plunged 19.5% Tuesday after turning in dismal results and cutting its forecast for...

Markets Right Now: Stocks hold on to most of the day's gains

Nov. 7, 2019 4:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending higher on Wall Street following hopes that China and the U.S. are getting closer to a trade deal. The Dow Jones industrials and the S&P 500 ended at record highs again Thursday, but they would...

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...

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%....

Markets Right Now: Stocks notch their first gain of the week

Oct. 9, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street, giving the market its first gain this week. Technology companies and banks led the way higher Wednesday. Microsoft rose 1.9% and Citigroup climbed 1.6%. The gains came...

Markets Right Now: Stocks extend losses on Wall Street

Oct. 8, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending lower on Wall Street as tensions rachet up again between the U.S. and China just before the two sides are set to meet again to discuss trade. Technology companies and banks took the worst of the...