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World markets mixed on jitters over future Fed action

Jun. 21, 2021 05:38 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — World markets were mixed Monday after a sell-off Friday on Wall Street gave the S&P 500 its worst weekly loss since February. Japan’s benchmark fell 3.3% but shares rose in London and Frankfurt. U.S. futures were higher. ...

Schmeichel: Outpouring of support shows 'the reason I play'

Jun. 20, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — The outpouring of support in the wake of Christian Eriksen's collapse has shown how soccer can unite an entire country and why it's so special to play for a national team, Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said Sunday. Eriksen and the entire Denmark...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 18, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 60 cents to $71.64 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 43 cents to $73.51 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery rose 4 cents to $2.17 a gallon. July heating oil rose 2 cents to $2.09 a gallon....

Asian shares mostly rise as markets digest Fed moves

Jun. 17, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Friday, as investors digested the latest message from the U.S. Federal Reserve on raising short-term interest rates by late 2023. Japan's benchmark added 0.3% in morning trading to 29,108.23. South Korea's Kospi edged 0.1% higher...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Jun. 17, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

Most stocks ended lower on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to interpret new guidance from the Federal Reserve, which is now looking at potentially raising interest rates as soon as 2023. Banks were one of the biggest drags on the market as bond yields fell....

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 17, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery fell $1.11 to $71.04 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for August delivery fell $1.31 to $73.08 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery fell 3 cents to $2.13 a gallon. July heating oil fell 3 cents to $2.07 a gallon. July...

The Latest: Sweden player Larsson has car issues back home

Jun. 17, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Sweden midfielder Sebastien Larsson has had more to think about at the European Championship than just Friday’s match against Slovakia. Larsson’s electric car caught fire...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Jun. 17, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute’s applause for Christian Eriksen. Belgium stopped play after the clock hit 10 minutes as the 25,000 fans at Parken Stadium rose to applaud...

Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on Fed hints at rate hikes

Jun. 16, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought. Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul fell while Shanghai gained after Fed policymakers, who previously...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 16, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 3 cents to $72.15 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 40 cents to $74.39 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery fell 1 cent to $2.16 a gallon. July heating fell 1 cent to $2.10 a gallon. July...