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Asian shares decline amid omicron, Fed, Ukraine jitters

Jan. 24, 2022 22:05 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares skidded Tuesday following a volatile day on Wall Street. Inflation-fighting measures from the Federal Reserve and the possibility of conflict between Russia and Ukraine are overhanging markets. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 2.0% in morning trading...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Jan. 24, 2022 16:51 PM EST

Stocks recovered from big early losses Monday as investors jumped in before the closing bell. Every major index closed higher after slumping throughout much of the day as investors anticipated inflation-fighting measures from the Federal Reserve and fretted over possible conflict...

Stocks fall, have worst week since March 2020; Netflix tanks

Jan. 21, 2022 17:45 PM EST

Stocks fell again on Wall Street Friday, capping off the worst weekly drop for the S&P 500 since the start of the pandemic. Investors have grown increasingly worried about rising inflation and how aggressive the Federal Reserve might be in raising interest rates to tamp it down....

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Jan. 21, 2022 16:58 PM EST

Stocks fell for a fourth straight day on Wall Street Friday, and the S&P 500 finished its worst week since March 2020, when the onset of the pandemic in the U.S. sparked a bear market. All of the sectors in the S&P 500 fell except consumer staples. A big drop in Netflix...

Asian shares slide after more losses on Wall Street

Jan. 20, 2022 23:06 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were lower in Asia on Friday after a late afternoon sell-off wiped out gains for stocks on Wall Street. Tokyo fell 1.4% after Toyota Motor Corp. announced production cuts due to parts shortages. Other major regional markets also fell. Oil prices slipped,...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Jan. 20, 2022 16:55 PM EST

Stocks fell again on Wall Street Thursday as technology stocks sold off in the afternoon, pushing the Nasdaq further into what's known as a correction. The S&P 500 fell to its lowest level in three months. Consumer-focused stocks and shares in industrial companies also fell...

Asian stocks rise after China rate cuts, Japan export gain

Jan. 19, 2022 22:20 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday after China cut interest rates to shore up flagging economic growth and Japan reported a double-digit rise in exports. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced. On Wall Street, the benchmark S&P...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Jan. 19, 2022 17:01 PM EST

Stocks continued to fall on Wall Street Wednesday as investors review the latest corporate earnings and prepare for higher interest rates. The S&P 500, the Nasdaq, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average all set new lows for the year, with technology stocks’ weakness again giving...

Asian shares mostly lower after retreat on Wall Street

Jan. 18, 2022 23:07 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell in cautious trading on Wednesday after stocks on Wall Street sank to a new low for the year. Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney were lower while Hong Kong edged higher. Technology shares led the decline Tuesday on Wall Street....

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Jan. 18, 2022 16:28 PM EST

Stocks fell to a new low for the year on Wall Street Tuesday and bond yields surged amid renewed jitters the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates to tackle rising inflation. The S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq fell. Technology stocks and banks led...