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Visitors take photos of a statue of a bull along a shopping street in Beijing, Friday, June 7, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on investor optimism about a possible trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico before tariffs take effect. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
June 07, 2019 - 12:01 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on investor optimism about a possible trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico before tariffs take effect. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.5% to finish at 20,884.71, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose nearly 1.0% to 6,443.90. South Korea's Kospi...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Shares surged Wednesday in Asia following a rally on Wall Street spurred by signs the Federal Reserve is ready to cut interest rates to support the U.S. economy against risks from escalating trade wars.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 05, 2019 - 12:11 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares surged Wednesday in Asia following a rally on Wall Street spurred by signs the Federal Reserve is ready to cut interest rates to support the U.S. economy against risks from escalating trade wars. But most markets gave back some gains after the World Bank said it was...
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A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Shares are mixed in Asia after a tumultuous session for tech shares on Wall Street.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
June 04, 2019 - 1:01 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World markets retreated Tuesday after news that the Trump administration is considering anti-trust moves against tech giants triggered a sell-off, pushing the Nasdaq composite index into a correction. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.3% to 7,161.29 and the CAC 40 in France dropped 0.8% to 5...
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A man stands next to a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, June 3, 2019. Asian shares wobbled Monday after U.S. and Chinese officials traded jibes in their widening clash over trade and technology.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
June 02, 2019 - 10:57 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares wobbled Monday after U.S. and Chinese officials traded jibes in their widening clash over trade and technology. China's Shanghai Composite lost 0.5% to 2,884.54 after surveys showed a deteriorating manufacturing outlook in May. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 1.3% by...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, May 31, 2019. Asian shares were mixed Friday as trade worries continued after President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on imports from Mexico. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 31, 2019 - 1:42 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower Friday as trade worries continued after U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on imports from Mexico. France's CAC 40 shed 1.1% in early trading to 5,191.65. Germany's DAX was down 1.5% at 11,724.50. Britain's FTSE 100 edged down 0.9%...
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A currency trader watches screens at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 30, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday after another round of selling on Wall Street and investor worries about a trade war. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 30, 2019 - 4:41 am
TOKYO (AP) — European markets mostly rose Thursday and Wall Street was poised for a higher open following a string of losses set off by investor worries about the U.S. trade dispute with China. Britain's FTSE 100 climbed 0.4% to 7,213 while Germany's DAX rose 0.3% to 11,875. France's CAC 40 gained...
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A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 27, 2019. Shares were mixed early Monday in Asia in the absence of fresh news on the tariffs standoff between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 27, 2019 - 11:43 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks mostly rose in muted trading Tuesday in the absence of major market-driving news on trade negotiations during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.4% to finish at 21,260.14, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.5% to 6,484.80...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 27, 2019. Shares were mixed early Monday in Asia in the absence of fresh news on the tariffs standoff between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 27, 2019 - 12:49 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed early Monday in Asia in the absence of fresh news on the tariffs standoff between the U.S. and China. Markets in the U.S. and Britain were closed for holidays. Japan's Nikkei 225 index advanced 0.3% to 21,182.58 after visiting President Donald Trump said he expects...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 27, 2019. Shares were mixed early Monday in Asia in the absence of fresh news on the tariffs standoff between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 26, 2019 - 9:16 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed early Monday in Asia in the absence of fresh news on the tariffs standoff between the U.S. and China. U.S. markets will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Japan's Nikkei 225 index advanced 0.3% to 21,173.27 after visiting President Donald Trump said he expects...
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A currency trader talks near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 24, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as worries that the standoff between the U.S. and China over trade might expand put investors in a selling mood. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 24, 2019 - 4:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks are rebounding following Thursday's sell-off, with markets hoping for an easing in the U.S.-China trade dispute and after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to resign as of June 7. Investors appear to hope May's pending resignation could unblock the...
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