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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Shares were higher in Asia on Wednesday, supported by rosy manufacturing data from Japan. The gains came despite losses on Wall Street, where a six-day winning streak was snapped by a plunge in Walmart stock and losses in other sectors. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
February 20, 2018 - 10:16 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were higher in Asia on Wednesday, supported by rosy manufacturing data from Japan. The gains came despite losses on Wall Street, where a six-day winning streak was snapped by a plunge in Walmart stock and losses in other sectors. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday after a U.S. holiday and attention turned to the U.S. Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
February 20, 2018 - 3:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Tuesday after a U.S. holiday. Investors were awaiting the release later in the day of minutes from the latest meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 gained 0.2 percent in early trading to 5,268.98, while Germany's DAX was up 0.3...
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A currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Asian markets were higher on Monday following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing. Many major markets were closed on holidays. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 19, 2018 - 3:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were higher in Europe and Asia on Monday following last week's gains on Wall Street. Investors' jitters appear to be subsiding after recent wild swings, eased by strong corporate earnings and other indicators. Many major markets were closed for lunar new year...
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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Asian shares posted solid gains on Thursday that mirrored Wall Street's advance as investor worries about inflation receded, although trading was thinned by closures for the Lunar New Year holiday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 15, 2018 - 1:42 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares posted solid gains on Thursday that mirrored Wall Street's advance as investors' worries over inflation receded, although trading was thin as some markets closed for Lunar New Year holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1.5 percent to 21,464.98 and...
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FILE - This July 6, 2015, file photo shows a sign for Wall Street carved into the side of a building in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 14, 2018 - 10:13 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares posted solid gains on Thursday that mirrored Wall Street's advance as investors' worries over inflation receded, although trading was thinned by closures for the Lunar New Year holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1.3 percent to 21,435.13 and Hong...
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February 14, 2018 - 5:22 pm
___ US inflation pressures raising expectations for rate hikes WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing rates that could slow economic growth. The latest source of concern was a report...
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FILE- In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, a shopper looks over clothing at a J.C. Penney store in Seattle. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for January. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
February 14, 2018 - 10:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month. That was the biggest climb in a year and has intensified inflation fears in financial markets. Overall consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in January, the most in four months, the...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Asian shares were mixed Wednesday amid a wait-and-see mood ahead of Lunar New Year holidays as well as the release of U.S. inflation indicators later in the day. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
February 14, 2018 - 3:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Wednesday as investors awaited the release of U.S. inflation data. Trading was winding down in China ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.6 percent to 5,140.46, while Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,293.65...
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February 13, 2018 - 5:59 pm
___ Stocks edge higher as a 3-day win streak restores some calm NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks shake off a slow start and finish higher for the third day in a row as banks and technology companies climb. Retailers including Under Armour and Amazon also made gains. Prescription drug and medical supply...
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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, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Asian markets surged Tuesday following overnight gains on the Wall Street recouping some of the losses from the dreadful global rout but still far from recovering the price levels at the start of the year. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 12, 2018 - 10:51 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares tracked an overnight rally on Wall Street, with China leading Tuesday's gains. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.0 percent to 21,595.81 and South Korea's Kospi rose 1.5 percent to 2,420.05. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index surged 2.2 percent to 30,108.75...
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