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A man walks by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Asian stocks benchmarks were mostly edging Thursday as investors parsed economic data and awaited market-moving events in Europe, including Britain's general election and a European Central Bank meeting. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 08, 2017 - 2:13 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks benchmarks were fairly steady Thursday as investors parsed economic data and awaited market-moving events in Europe, including Britain's general election and a European Central Bank meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.3 percent to 19,924...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange hours after the market closed, in New York. Technology and health care stocks are leading U.S. market indexes slightly higher in early trading on Wall Street, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
June 07, 2017 - 3:51 pm
U.S. stocks moved slightly higher in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as gains in banks were partially outweighed by a slide in energy companies following a steep slump in crude oil prices. Investors were sizing up the latest company earnings and looking ahead to former FBI Director James Comey's...
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Men look at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Tokyo. Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, following a drop on Wall Street, as investors looked toward British elections later in the week.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 06, 2017 - 4:45 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, following a drop on Wall Street, as investors looked toward British elections later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 lost 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,285.54. Germany's DAX fell 0.3 percent to 12,784.56. Britain's FTSE 100 was...
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A man walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 5, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday following the London attack over the weekend and a private survey showing improvement in China's service sector. Stocks moved within a narrow range ahead of the week packed with political events and economic data from the United Kingdom's elections to China's export data. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
June 05, 2017 - 3:07 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday following the London attack over the weekend and a private survey showing improvement in China's service sector. Stocks moved within a narrow range ahead of the week packed with political events and economic data from the United...
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A man walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 5, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday following the London attack over the weekend and a private survey showing improvement in China's service sector. Stocks moved within a narrow range ahead of the week packed with political events and economic data from the United Kingdom's elections to China's export data. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
June 05, 2017 - 2:06 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday following the London attack over the weekend and a private survey showing improvement in China's service sector. Stocks moved within a narrow range ahead of the week packed with political events and economic data from the United...
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 5, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday following the London attack over the weekend and a private survey showing improvement in China's service sector. Stocks moved within a narrow range ahead of the week packed with political events and economic data from the United Kingdom's elections to China's export data. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 05, 2017 - 1:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday following the London attack over the weekend and a private survey showing improvement in China's service sector. Stocks moved within a narrow range ahead of the week packed with political events and economic data from the United...
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A man, standing near a glass window, looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, June 2, 2017. Asian stock markets rallied on Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by signs of continued improvement in the U.S. job market. Tokyo stocks jumped to the highest level in nearly two years. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 02, 2017 - 5:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rallied Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by signs of continued improvement in the U.S. job market. KEEPING SCORE: European stocks opened higher with Britain's FTSE 100 up 0.3 percent to 7,566.33. France's CAC 40 advanced 0.9 percent to 5,366.62...
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A man, standing near a glass window, looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, June 2, 2017. Asian stock markets rallied on Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by signs of continued improvement in the U.S. job market. Tokyo stocks jumped to the highest level in nearly two years. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 02, 2017 - 3:10 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by signs of continued improvement in the U.S. job market. Tokyo's Nikkei benchmark index finished above the 20,000 level for the first time since December 2015 as the yen weakened. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's...
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A man, standing near a glass window, looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, June 2, 2017. Asian stock markets rallied on Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by signs of continued improvement in the U.S. job market. Tokyo stocks jumped to the highest level in nearly two years. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 01, 2017 - 11:42 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by signs of continued improvement in the U.S. job market. Tokyo stocks jumped to the highest level in nearly two years. KEEPING SCORE: Nikkei 225 jumped 1.4 percent to 20,139.31 as the yen weakened...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing world stock prices at a securities firm Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Tokyo. Chinese stocks declined Thursday after a survey showed manufacturing weakening while other Asian markets gained after Wall Street fell for a second day. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 01, 2017 - 1:08 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks declined Thursday after a survey showed manufacturing weakening while most other Asian markets gained after Wall Street fell for a second day. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.5 percent to 3,101.37 while Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.1 percent to 19,867...
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