Financial markets

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Asian markets were mostly higher Thursday as slowing Chinese industrial output left traders hopeful of more assurances from Beijing. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 13, 2019 - 10:43 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Thursday as slowing Chinese industrial output left traders hopeful of more assurances from Beijing. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 percent to 21,431.28 and the Kospi in South Korea was up 0.1 percent at 2,149.48. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday as China and the U.S. kicked off two days of trade negotiations in Beijing. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 14, 2019 - 6:14 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — European shares rose Thursday and Wall Street was set to open higher after the U.S. and China kicked off two days of trade talks in Beijing. The aim is to forestall further tariff hikes in a bruising dispute over Beijing's technology policies. In Europe, France's CAC 40 gained 0.7...
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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, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Asian stocks rose Tuesday following a listless day on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese trade talks. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 11, 2019 - 10:03 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Tuesday following a listless day on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 2 percent to 20,745.28 and the Shanghai Composite Exchange added 0.3 percent to 2,661.89. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was 1.5...
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A currency trader works near screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on news that the Reserve Bank of Australia may cut interest rates, driving hopes that other central banks could come to the same conclusion. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 07, 2019 - 1:13 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on news that the Reserve Bank of Australia may cut interest rates, driving hopes that other central banks could come to the same conclusion. Markets in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan were closed for Lunar New Year. When borrowing is made less...
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Investors walk in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Asian markets rose Wednesday as traders awaited a Federal Reserve policy meeting and U.S.-China talks. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
January 30, 2019 - 3:24 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly higher on Wednesday as traders awaited the conclusion of a Federal Reserve policy meeting and U.S.-China talks. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 edged up 0.5 percent to 4,952.29 and Britain's FTSE 100 climbed 0.8 percent to 6,890.89. Germany's DAX declined 0...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Asian markets were lower on Tuesday after the U.S. Justice Department unsealed criminal charges against China's Huawei, its subsidiaries and a top executive ahead of trade talks. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
January 29, 2019 - 4:16 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed on Tuesday after the U.S. Justice Department unsealed criminal charges against China's Huawei, its subsidiaries and a top executive ahead of trade talks in Washington. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX slipped 0.1 percent to 11,202.52 and France's CAC 40 added 0...
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A currency trader watches computer monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Markets are higher in Asia after President Donald Trump ended the partial U.S. government shutdown. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 28, 2019 - 5:56 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets mostly fell Monday on caution over China-U.S. trade talks and over the ability of U.S. congressional negotiators to forge a government funding bill acceptable to President Donald Trump. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX lost 0.3 percent to 11,252 and the CAC 40 in France...
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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019. Asian markets edged higher on Wednesday but trading was subdued with poor Japanese trade data and a possible bump in U.S-China talks. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
January 23, 2019 - 3:08 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as news of possible hiccups in U.S.-China trade talks ratcheted up growth worries. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gave up 0.5 percent to 11,036.81 and the CAC 40 in France lost 0.3 percent to 4,833.41. Britain's FTSE 100 was 0.6 percent...
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Investors chat near an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Chinese stocks rose Friday on signs of possible progress in negotiations over Beijing's tariff war with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 18, 2019 - 2:42 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rose Friday after investors saw signs of possible progress toward a resolution of the U.S.-Chinese tariff war. Shares in China posted solid gains. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 gained 0.7 percent to 6,882.48 and Germany's DAX advanced 0.3 percent to...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Asian markets bounced back from slight early losses on Tuesday after senior economic officials said Beijing will cut taxes and keep monetary policy flexible to help weather China’s slowdown. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 15, 2019 - 3:21 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Tuesday as British lawmakers prepared to vote on a Brexit deal that has drawn strong opposition at home. Markets were also boosted by senior economic officials saying Beijing will cut taxes and keep monetary policy flexible to help weather China's...
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