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Global stocks lower after Fed moves up rate hike forecast

Jun. 17, 2021 04:55 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought. London and Frankfurt opened lower while Tokyo, Seoul and Sydney fell. Shanghai and Hong Kong advanced....

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...

Asian shares mixed in quiet trading ahead of US Fed decision

Jun. 15, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed in quiet trading Wednesday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that may give clues on what lies ahead with its massive support for markets. Japan released data that showed its trade surplus jumped 49.6% in May from the previous...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 15, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose $1.24 to $72.12 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose $1.13 to $73.99 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery remained unchanged at $2.17 a gallon. July heating remained unchanged at $2.11 a...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 14, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery fell 3 cents to $70.88 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 17 cents to $72.86 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery fell 2 cents to $2.17 a gallon. July heating fell 1 cent to $2.11 a gallon. July...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 11, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 62 cents to $70.91 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 17 cents to $72.69 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery fell 2 cents to $2.19 a gallon. July heating fell 2 cents to $2.12 a gallon. July...

Asian shares mixed after US inflation jumps 5% in May

Jun. 11, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after the S&P 500 index notched another record high despite a surge in U.S. consumer prices in May. Shanghai fell, Tokyo was flat, while shares rose in Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney. On...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 10, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 33 cents to $70.29 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 30 cents to $72.52 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery rose 1 cent to $2.21 a gallon. July heating rose 1 cent to $2.14 a gallon. July...

Asian shares advance as investors await US inflation data

Jun. 10, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares are higher after Wall Street logged modest losses, as investors await key U.S. inflation data. Benchmarks rose across the region, but stayed in a narrow range. Investors will get closely watched U.S. inflation data on Thursday. The focus is...