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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Asian stock markets drifted in slow trading on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve's meeting and a batch of economic and political events later this week. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets drifted in slow trading on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve's meeting, and a batch of economic and political events later this week. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.1 percent to 7,373.68 while France's CAC 40...
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Women walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, March 13, 2017. Shares started the week on a high note in Asia on Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped drive benchmarks higher on Wall Street. A report of weakness in machinery orders in January cast a pall over trading in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 13, 2017 - 9:02 am
LONDON (AP) — European stock markets eked out some modest gains Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped Wall Street end last week on a high note. However a welter of potential "event risks" this week kept sentiment in check. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 0.2 percent to 11,985...
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Women walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, March 13, 2017. Shares started the week on a high note in Asia on Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped drive benchmarks higher on Wall Street. A report of weakness in machinery orders in January cast a pall over trading in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 13, 2017 - 2:55 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares advanced Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped Wall Street benchmarks end the week on a high note. Chinese shares gained as officials talked up the economy on the sidelines of the national legislative session. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index rose 0.2...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets remained firm Friday, March 10, 2017, after another set of strong U.S. jobs figures cemented market expectations that the Federal Reserve will be confident enough about the state of the U.S. economy to raise interest rates again in the following week. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 10, 2017 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are making widespread gains Friday morning after a strong February jobs report. Technology and industrial companies are rising more than the rest of the market, but the gains are relatively broad as investors expect the pickup in hiring to translate into more spending...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Tokyo's Nikkei 225 stock index in Tokyo, Friday, March 10, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly higher, led by Japan, on Friday as investors awaited the U.S. employment report. South Korean stocks rose slightly after the Constitutional Court decided to remove the country’s president for the first time in history. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 09, 2017 - 11:04 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Friday as a weaker yen pushed Tokyo's benchmark higher. South Korea's Kospi edged higher after the Constitutional Court decided to remove the country's president for the first time in history. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3...
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Men walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Asian stocks declined Wednesday after Wall Street retreated for a second day following President Donald Trump's comments about reducing drug prices. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 08, 2017 - 12:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street retreated for a second straight day following President Donald Trump's comments about reducing drug prices. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.5 percent to 19,240.85 and the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.1...
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in health care stocks and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 07, 2017 - 10:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower in early trading Tuesday, while health care companies, including drugmakers and drug distributors, are falling after Republicans in Congress introduced a bill intended to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act. Energy and materials companies are...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, March 6, 2017. Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday following North Korea's launch of four ballistic missiles, three of which landed in Japan's 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
March 06, 2017 - 12:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — Chinese share benchmarks rose Monday on optimism about the economic outlook after the annual session of the National People's Congress opened in Beijing. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index drooped following North Korea's launch of missiles into seas near Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the Wall Street entrance of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly slipped Friday, March 3, 2017, as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen later in the day (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 03, 2017 - 4:56 pm
A late wave of buying helped nudge U.S. stock indexes slightly higher Friday after a day of mostly listless trading. Banks and health care stocks climbed the most as investors priced in an increasing likelihood that interest rates will rise in the coming months. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the Wall Street entrance of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly slipped Friday, March 3, 2017, as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen later in the day (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 03, 2017 - 12:59 pm
Real estate companies led U.S. stock indexes slightly lower in early afternoon trading Friday, extending the market's losses from a day earlier. Financials were up the most. Investors were looking ahead to a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in hopes of gleaning whether the central bank...
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