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Markets Right Now: Stocks climb on US-China trade hopes

Aug. 29, 2019 4:09 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 as investors hope that new talks set for September can result in progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute. Technology companies and banks were the biggest...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end turbulent week broadly higher

Aug. 16, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended a wild week with solid gains, but not enough to prevent major indexes from logging their third weekly losses in a row. Technology companies and banks did the most to pull the market higher Friday. Traders...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war jitters

Aug. 13, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Tuesday amid anxiety the U.S.-Chinese trade war will hurt already slowing global economic growth. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney all retreated. Investor anxiety has been fed by President Donald Trump's threat of new U.S....

Markets Right Now: Banks, tech lead US stocks broadly lower

Aug. 12, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Banks and technology companies led stocks broadly lower on Wall Street, extending a two-week slide brought on by escalations of the trade conflict between the U.S. and China that investors fear will slow down the...

Asian shares mostly lower after China stabilizes currency

Aug. 6, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday as markets calmed after China's decision to stabilize its currency. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 0.8% to 20,421.93. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.3% to 6,497.60 in morning trading. South Korea' Kospi slipped 0.2% to 1,913.43. Hong Kong's...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Aug. 6, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday as gains by technology companies and banks helped the market gain back some of the ground it lost in a big sell-off the day before. The bounce snapped a six-day losing streak for the market. Investors were relieved to see that China had stabilized its currency,...

Markets Right Now: Stock indexes claw back some lost ground

Aug. 6, 2019 4:11 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 as gains by technology companies and banks helped the market gain back almost half the ground it lost in a big sell-off the day before. Apple and Microsoft each rose...

Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead the gains on Wall Street

Jul. 23, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks rose again on Wall Street as a wave of buying built momentum as the day went on, pushing indexes closer to their recent record highs. Banks and technology companies did the heavy lifting Tuesday. Bank of...