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Stocks trade mixed; banks, energy sectors gain, tech falls

Sep. 27, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

Wall Street's major stock indexes were mixed in afternoon trading Monday, with losses by technology and health care companies outweighing gains elsewhere in the market. The S&P 500 has been essentially flat for much of the day. It was down 0.1% as of 2:23 p.m....

Asian shares up, Shanghai slips as virus fears cloud outlook

Sep. 26, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday, but fears of further waves of coronavirus outbreaks were clouding the economic outlook for the region, tempering the rally. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.3% to 30,35.62. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.7%...

Stocks end mixed on Wall Street, S&P 500 manages weekly gain

Sep. 24, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

Wall street closed out a choppy week of trading Friday with a mixed finish for the major stock indexes, though the S&P 500 managed its first weekly gain in three weeks. The benchmark index rose 0.1% after spending much of the day wavering between small gains and...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Sep. 24, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

Stocks ended a wobbly day with mixed results on Wall Street Friday as the market cooled off following a two-day rally. The S&P 500 edged higher and notched a gain for the week, breaking a two-week losing streak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also rose, while the...

Asian shares mixed on China developer, virus concerns

Sep. 23, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday amid concerns over troubled Chinese real estate developer Evergrande and over the pandemic. Japan’s benchmark jumped after reopening from Thursday’s national holiday, but shares were little changed in South Korea and...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Sep. 23, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

Stocks rose broadly for a second day in a row on Wall Street Thursday, reversing the market’s losses for the week just three days after the S&P 500 had its biggest skid since May. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq rose. Investors were pleased...

Asian shares, Wall Street hold gains after Fed statement

Sep. 22, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

Asian shares were mostly higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signaled it may begin easing its extraordinary support measures for the economy later this year. Shares rose in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Australia and Taiwan but fell in South Korea and Malaysia. U.S....

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Sep. 22, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

Stocks held on to their gains on Wall Street Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it may begin easing its extraordinary support measures for the economy later this year. The central bank said it may start raising its benchmark interest rate sometime next year,...

Asian shares mostly lower after mixed trading on Wall Street

Sep. 21, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday after major indexes ended mixed on Wall Street. Benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Shanghai and Taiwan but rose in Sydney. Markets in South Korea and Hong Kong were closed for holidays. The Bank of Japan kept its...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Sep. 21, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

Major indexes ended mixed on Wall Street Tuesday after spending much of the day wobbling between gains and losses. For parts of the afternoon the market had looked like it would recoup some of the losses it took in a big pullback a day earlier, but by the closing bell...