Currency markets

A man talks on the phone as he walks by an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Shares rose in Asia in early Monday trading after last week's report of strong gains in U.S. payrolls. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.6 percent as the yen slipped slightly against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 07, 2017 - 8:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — World stock benchmarks were mixed on Monday as investors gauged whether the dollar will recover from a summer drop and a boost from last week's strong U.S. jobs report faded. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0.5 percent to 12,232 while the FTSE 100 in Britain edged 0.2 percent higher...
Read More
A man talks on the phone as he walks by an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Shares rose in Asia in early Monday trading after last week's report of strong gains in U.S. payrolls. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.6 percent as the yen slipped slightly against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 07, 2017 - 2:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares rose Monday in Asia after last week's report of strong gains in U.S. payrolls. Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.5 percent to 20,055.89 as the yen slipped slightly against the U.S. dollar. A weaker yen enhances the overseas earnings of manufacturers when they are brought back...
Read More
A man talks on the phone as he walks by an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Shares rose in Asia in early Monday trading after last week's report of strong gains in U.S. payrolls. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.6 percent as the yen slipped slightly against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 07, 2017 - 12:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares rose in Asia in early Monday trading after last week's report of strong gains in U.S. payrolls. Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.6 percent to 20,075.21 as the yen slipped slightly against the U.S. dollar. A weaker yen enhances the overseas earnings of manufacturers when they...
Read More
FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 04, 2017 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday following a jobs report that was better than most experts expected. Bond prices fell and yields rose, which sent shares of banks and other financial companies surging. Investors remained focused on corporate earnings. Weight Watchers climbed after...
Read More
FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 04, 2017 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday following a jobs report that was better than most experts expected. Bond prices fell and yields rose, which sent shares of banks and financial companies surging. Technology companies also climbed. Investors remained focused on corporate earnings. Weight...
Read More
The indexes of the global markets are shown on a huge screen at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Most Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as investors awaited the monthly U.S. jobs report and developments in the U.S. probe into President Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 04, 2017 - 5:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday as investors parsed the latest earnings reports while awaiting a key U.S. jobs report that threatens to dent optimism over the Fed's rate hike schedule. KEEPING SCORE: European shares were fairly flat in early trading. Germany's DAX...
Read More
The indexes of the global markets are shown on a huge screen at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Most Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as investors awaited the monthly U.S. jobs report and developments in the U.S. probe into President Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 04, 2017 - 2:11 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as investors awaited the monthly U.S. jobs report and developments in the U.S. probe into President Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russia. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 19,963.94 while South Korea's Kospi added...
Read More
FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 03, 2017 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Losses for energy and technology companies left most U.S. stocks lower on Thursday. Smaller companies fared worse as the dollar remained at 15-month lows. Energy companies weakened as the price of oil turned lower, and technology companies declined as Apple gave up a piece of its...
Read More
FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 03, 2017 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Thursday as banks and technology companies fall, while a solid quarter from cereal maker Kellogg helped makers of food and household goods move higher. Health care stocks are a mixed bag as insurers continue to rise while other companies including generic...
Read More
FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 03, 2017 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading Thursday as banks, technology and health companies fall. Prescription drug distributor AmerisourceBergen and women's health diagnostic company Hologic tumbled, while a solid quarter from cereal maker Kellogg helped makers of food and...
Read More

Pages