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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, May 19, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investor worries remained about the U.S. political turmoil over an investigation into possible Russian coordination with President Donald Trump's campaign. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 19, 2017 - 4:13 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares meandered Friday, but were mostly higher, following an overnight recovery on Wall Street, though investor optimism was tempered by U.S. political uncertainties and a crisis brewing in Brazil. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 gained 0.5 percent in early trading to 5,313.86,...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are quiet early Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, as technology companies rise while energy companies continue to fall as investors sort through the ongoing damage caused by Harvey. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 18, 2017 - 10:29 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investor worries remained about the U.S. political turmoil over an investigation into possible Russian coordination with President Donald Trump's campaign. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 0.2 percent to 19,510.96 in morning...
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Brazil's President Michel Temer says he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to an ex-lawmaker jailed for corruption, during a national address at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, May 18, 2017. It was the first appearance since the Globo newspaper published a report Wednesday night that Temer was recorded supporting payments to former Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha. (AP Photo/Ricardo Botelho)
May 18, 2017 - 8:15 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption. Even in this country weary from the constant drip of revelations of a wide-...
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May 18, 2017 - 6:08 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption. Even in this country weary from the constant drip of revelations of a wide-...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Chinese stocks sank Tuesday after April economic activity weakened and other major Asian markets were little-changed following Wall Street’s spurt on higher oil prices. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 16, 2017 - 1:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks sank Tuesday after April economic activity weakened while other Asian markets rose following Wall Street's spurt on higher oil prices. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.4 percent to 3,078.60 points and Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.2 percent to 25,308...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, and the price of oil hit a two-year high after a spate of high-profile arrests in Saudi Arabia unnerved some investors and suggested the kingdom could be more bullish in pursuing output cuts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 15, 2017 - 2:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A spurt in oil prices on Monday revived energy stocks, which have been among the year's worst performers, and helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. The pace for markets around the world, though, remained sluggish. For weeks, markets have made only modest...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, and the price of oil hit a two-year high after a spate of high-profile arrests in Saudi Arabia unnerved some investors and suggested the kingdom could be more bullish in pursuing output cuts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 15, 2017 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A spurt in oil prices on Monday revived energy stocks, which have been among the year's worst performers, and helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. The pace for markets around the world, though, remained sluggish. For weeks, markets have made only modest...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, and the price of oil hit a two-year high after a spate of high-profile arrests in Saudi Arabia unnerved some investors and suggested the kingdom could be more bullish in pursuing output cuts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 15, 2017 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A spurt in oil prices on Monday revived energy stocks, which have been among the year's worst performers, and helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. The pace for markets around the world, though, remained sluggish. For weeks, markets have made only modest...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 15, 2017. Shares were higher in early trading Monday in Asia, despite worries of disruptions from the “WannaCry” ransomware cyberattack over the weekend. Yet another missile launch by North Korea also appeared to have little impact, while upbeat talk on trade and infrastructure investment at a top-level conference in China brightened sentiment. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 15, 2017 - 4:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares edged higher Monday in Europe and Asia, despite worries of disruptions from the "WannaCry" ransomware cyberattack over the weekend. Yet another missile launch by North Korea also appeared to have little impact, while upbeat talk on trade and infrastructure investment at a top-...
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United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, smiles as he takes a walk in the Puglian town of Bari, southern Italy, which is hosting a G7 of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting, Thursday, May 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 12, 2017 - 3:56 am
BARI, Italy (AP) — Top finance officials from seven advanced economies have gathered to hear more about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policies on taxation and trade as well as to look for ways to promote growth, combat terrorist financing and stop tax avoidance by major corporations. The...
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