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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 8, 2017. Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 07, 2017 - 10:59 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.8 percent in the morning session to 19,795.19, reflecting investor relief over the outcome. The...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron holds hands with his wife Brigitte during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Speaking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum's courtyard, Macron said that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 07, 2017 - 6:40 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Australia's prime minister has congratulated French president-elect Emmanuel Macron on what he described as an "historic election win...
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People wave French flags at the Louvre museum where Emmanuel Macron is planning to celebrate, Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Paris.Thousands of supporters of French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron have let out a big cheer when national television called the presidential election in his favor based on poll projections. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 07, 2017 - 4:52 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 10:50 p.m. French president-elect Emmanuel Macron says that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and...
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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 05, 2017 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A solid pickup in hiring last month helped push the stock market to record highs Friday. The gains were driven by energy, technology and industrial companies. The Labor Department told investors what they had hoped to hear: employers added more workers last month after a sluggish...
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A screen shows the world stock index with the reflection of a worker cleaning a window at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Friday, May 5, 2017. Oil prices stabilized in Asian trading Friday after hitting a five-month low while regional stock benchmarks headed lower in holiday-thinned trading. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 05, 2017 - 1:21 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Energy shares led declines on Asian stock markets Friday after oil prices fell to their lowest levels in nearly six months on oversupply concerns. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index lost 1.2 percent to 24,396.85 while the Shanghai Composite index in mainland China...
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A woman walks past an electronic board displaying Shenzhen trading stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Most Asian stock markets slipped Thursday after a lackluster day on Wall Street as the Fed used its latest assessment of the U.S. economy to signal that more interest rate increases are coming. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 04, 2017 - 7:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Positive economic news coupled with growing expectations that centrist Emmanuel Macron will be the next French president gave European stock markets a lift Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve's latest assessment of the U.S. economy reinforced expectations for more interest rate...
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Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors find a lot to like in corporate first-quarter results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 03, 2017 - 8:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks declined Wednesday ahead of a meeting of U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers and as investors digested solid growth figures from the eurozone. Markets in Japan and Hong Kong were closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: London's FTSE 100 retreated 0.3 percent to 7,231 and...
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Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors find a lot to like in corporate first-quarter results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 03, 2017 - 5:54 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks declined Wednesday ahead of a meeting of U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers, with markets in Japan and Hong Kong closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: London's FTSE-100 retreated 0.2 percent to 7,237.13 points and France's CAC-40 lost 0.3 percent to 5,387.83. Germany's...
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Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors find a lot to like in corporate first-quarter results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 03, 2017 - 3:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks declined Wednesday ahead of a meeting of U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers as markets in Japan and Hong Kong closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 fell 1 percent to 5,892.30 points and the Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.25 percent to 3,135.72...
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A worker carries a cardboard box in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index advanced 0.7 percent, helped by a weaker yen, as shares were mostly higher in Asia early Tuesday after an upbeat day on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 02, 2017 - 8:20 am
LONDON (AP) — European stock markets pushed higher Tuesday following a long weekend after Greece reached a deal with creditors that will stave off the country's bankruptcy. Asian shares had struggled earlier following the release of weaker-than-expected China manufacturing data. KEEPING SCORE:...
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